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St. Michael slaying Lucifer

By xwang
This is a sculputure on St. Michael's Church, Vienna. Executed by the Italian sculptor Lorenzo Mattielli in 1725.Thanks for looking.

Tags: Architecture Sculputure

Voters: lesliea, LynneJoyce, RonnieAG and 8 more

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lesliea 6 2 Australia
9 Aug 2012 11:46AM
Beautiful image Jasmine well captured.
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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2012 11:53AM
Very nicely captured, but where's the frame?
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2012 1:26PM
A very impressive piece of stone work beautifully crafted, and captured superbly in order toe enhance it exquisite detail.

Regards Nathan
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
9 Aug 2012 4:52PM
Lovely detail, Jasmine, but not much room around the statue. Not a problem but it does look slightly unbalanced with so much room above the statue (maybe a squarer crop?).

Dave
jdinne 13 16 England
9 Aug 2012 6:05PM
What a brilliant sculpture Jasmine. Brilliantly captured.

John
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1830 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2012 9:22PM
Another beautifully sculpted old work of art, Jasmine, full of action and impact. As I was scrolling down, I have to admit to feeling the top was unnecessary, like Dave. I like the bit of carving top left, and would probably take it down to the right-hand tip of that.
xwang 7 55 8
9 Aug 2012 9:56PM
OK,.. Thank you Dave, thank you Pamela. I take your advices.. it could be corpped a bit on the top...
I thought about the top when I cropped it, but I thought that the whole figure , his sword and the top lines all draw toward top left, the invisible lines merge somewhere out side the image, but as you both said, it could be corpped at the top line of the window...thank you again.
Thank you Lynne. I put this one on trekearth as well today, I was afraid that it would be taken off if I put border on....but I have saved your email, and I'll try it again some other time, actually I was trying to do a flower with your border this afternoon, but it seemed that the photo wasn't good enough.. , I passed by some flowers along the public footpath, I snapped a few, through the fence, I don't do plant much, a bit lost really.. you'll see your beautiful border againGrin
Thank you all for your kind comments.
1881 4 India
13 Aug 2012 7:32PM
EXCELLENT-here.


============== SANJEEV ===============
15 Aug 2012 10:42PM
I like the scale of this image and feel that the architectural skyline adds to drama.

I would like to see an image of this statue with the window behind being used to frame the statue, but that is a completely different image all together.

This is a really good capture with a feeling of light and warmth within it. Well done SmileSmile

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