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Grotesque Caryatid



World of geometry and grotesque.
Part of the decoration of the famous "Doctor's House" in Helsinki built in 1901 in "jugend-style" by Gesellius, Lindgren, Saarinen. This building is one of the brightest examples of "jugend-style" and famous also because of it's grotesque sculptures. This is only one of them.


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Oly_M
great photo! excellent comp
"The poetry of photography will always be more important than the mechanics of the camera..." - J-H. Lartigue
#1 Thu May 15, 2008 12:44am

chappo1
The light fitting makes an interesting contrast...john
We're off to see the Lizard~~the wonderful (sic) Lizard of Oz~~
#2 Fri May 16, 2008 7:43am

Snap Happy
The caryatid imho, does well-enough on its own. Crop away that light fitting! But I do not presume. Smile jOhN

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