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Piazza San Michele, Lucca

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 22 June 2016 in Cityscape & Urban.

In the piazza stands the statue of Francesco Burlamacchi. In the beginning of the 16th century one of Italy's leading citizens, Francesco Burlamacchi, made a noble attempt to give political cohesion to the country, but perished on the scaffold (1548). His statue by Ulisse Cambi was erected on the Piazza San Michele in Lucca in 1863.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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Tataray from France

Belle architecture. Merci pour les explications.
Bonne journée. )

22 Jun 2016 5:12am

Martine from France

Jolie statue, il n'y a pas beaucoup de monde.

22 Jun 2016 5:15am

Linda Candilas from Cameron Park, United States

Looks like a nice vacation, beautiful photographs.:))

22 Jun 2016 6:01am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Belle prise

22 Jun 2016 6:47am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise de rue!

22 Jun 2016 8:12am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent architectural shot with the people giving appreciation of the scale

22 Jun 2016 9:29am

Devi from Chennai, India

excellent architecture and wonderful statue !!!!

22 Jun 2016 11:00am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Thanks for the explanation. Nice shot. Fabulous architecture.

22 Jun 2016 11:01am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

wonderful place

22 Jun 2016 11:09am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great historic architecture

22 Jun 2016 11:51am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quatre personnage assis comme fatigués quelle statue et ensemble superbe.

22 Jun 2016 12:11pm

jean pierre a from France

excellent rendu! amitiés

22 Jun 2016 3:24pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

YOu have composed this to evoke a feeling of tribute so beautifully.

22 Jun 2016 5:29pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

nice image. the processing emphasizes the stonework, yet the people come out as realistic.

23 Jun 2016 3:38am

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful composition !

23 Jun 2016 3:53am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh c'est beau

23 Jun 2016 5:15pm