Random photo of the week


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!

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