Photographer's Note

The graphism in background comes from the splendid Duomo of Siena, still called Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption. It's an architecture at the same time surprising and sumptuous so much it abounds in details. Its composition made of marble makes it also single. It's one of the numerous wonders of Siena.
In WS, I put a shot of this Duomo for those who don't know it.

History :
Siena's cathedral (Duomo), begun in the 12th century, is one of the great examples of Italian Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Its main faade was completed in 1380. It is unusual for a cathedral in that its axis runs north-south. This is because it was originally intended to be the largest cathedral in the world, with a north-south transept and an east-west aisle, as is usual.[citation needed] After the completion of the transept and the building of the east wall (which still exists and may be climbed by the public via an internal staircase) the money ran out and the rest of the cathedral was abandoned.

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Additional Photos by MK Magali (magalik) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 507 W: 52 N: 700] (6103)
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