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Torre Bellesguard. Venus Window

Torre Bellesguard. Venus Window

Some details in the house are stranger, such as the gorgeous eight-sided stained glass "Star of Venus" window, potentially a symbol of fertility, or even the Cathars, the medieval heretical sect that had been protected by the Catalan kings.

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Fabienne23-Oct-2013 21:35
C'est richement décore. C'est bien saisi.
Nirvan Hope23-Oct-2013 16:32
Such beauty! Love that the upper stars watch over the eight pointed star of Venus!
Helen Betts13-Oct-2013 17:09
What a stunning window and a beautiful capture of it! Those stars are fantastic. V.
SunBeam13-Oct-2013 15:03
What an interesting window! V
Bill Klein11-Oct-2013 16:02
Outstanding image, Jose! V!
MarcViskens10-Oct-2013 17:53
excellent shot José
how nice these places are: I couldn't imagine
marie-jose wolff10-Oct-2013 07:32
very creative architecture, wonderful details! V
Kuriacose Joseph10-Oct-2013 03:47
Unique viewpoint.
Sandy Rich09-Oct-2013 16:53
Great depth looking up. So nicely done.
Char09-Oct-2013 15:51
Fantastic capture of this outstanding work of art! \/
Walter O. Koenig09-Oct-2013 15:34
Amazing tile work and glass work. Great details. "V"
bill friedlander09-Oct-2013 15:12
Well chosen vantage point for this presentation. Fantastic design and colors! V
Frank Tran09-Oct-2013 14:23
Beautiful and details! V+
Carol Rollins09-Oct-2013 13:49
Excellent work, José. Beautifully captured and presented. ~
Mary Hamilton09-Oct-2013 13:47
Absolutely beautiful!
Tom LeRoy09-Oct-2013 12:45
Another great creation! Nicely shot, Jose. v
Jim Coffman09-Oct-2013 12:38
This is so very different! Nice capture..
Hank Vander Velde09-Oct-2013 12:06
Neat shot from a nice POV Jose.
John G Reed09-Oct-2013 11:42
Very cool perspective. Best J
Graeme09-Oct-2013 10:57
A gorgeous window and surround, Jose.BV
Ika Zinka Eferl09-Oct-2013 10:11
Wonderful image!V!
marko gregoric09-Oct-2013 09:47
Very interesting. V
Yvonne09-Oct-2013 09:16
Love his creations, great shot Jose! v
laine09-Oct-2013 08:35
Intricate details from tiny pebbles and tiles...lovely.
NealyBob09-Oct-2013 04:59
Interesting capture of this unique window~!V
woody3409-Oct-2013 04:58
Confusing, not exactly sure what i'me seeing...if it's standing out from the background amazing image...V
Bryan Murahashi09-Oct-2013 04:45
Great colors and three-D effect. V
Gerard Koehl09-Oct-2013 04:25
Les détails sont très jolis. V
Will Hoskins09-Oct-2013 03:57
A mesmerizing image. I'm still not sure if it's all in one plane or not. V
Dennis Hoyne09-Oct-2013 03:47
Beautifully composed, a really neat image it grabs your attention!
barley2309-Oct-2013 03:45
a wonderfully confusing photo. V
Jerry Gerber09-Oct-2013 03:43
Beautiful. Almost surrealistic. V
Brian McAllister09-Oct-2013 03:30
Beautifully shot and presented. V.
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