Random photo of the week

IMG_7460Shh!

No, this is not a century old library warning telling you to keep it quiet.

This is a fresco that you can find in the Convent of Christ, part of the old Templar stronghold in Tomar, not very far from Lisbon.

I believe she is a sibyl, an ancient prophetess. But what really captivated me was her facial expression, together with her colourful clothes and the soft chiaroscuro.

Enigmatic? It is to me!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.