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This  fresco is inspired by a legend...
20-MAR-2012 Marisa

This fresco is inspired by a legend...

Stein am Rhein - Switzerland

The mother bird pelican is another symbol of motherly self-sacrifice in order to provide for her young.
Myth indicates pelican mothers fed offspring on her own blood, assuring their well-being at the cost of her own life.

Unluckily this ancient and elaborated fresco has had the effect to make Sergey feel even hungrier in his search for grilled sausages….


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Máire Uí Mhaicín18-Apr-2012 12:57
Pelican House is the name of our National Blood Bank: another instance of the myth in use for modern times.
CM Kwan18-Apr-2012 12:30
Wonderful details, Marisa! V
Jim Coffman18-Apr-2012 12:12
A fine capture of this artwork!
Jan Bakker18-Apr-2012 11:13
An amazing piece of art.
Martin Lamoon18-Apr-2012 09:54
Good wall painting, like the reflections in the window also. V
Sofia Solomennikova18-Apr-2012 09:26
Oh a sad legend of self-sacrifice... Hope the sausages were good! lovely capture Marisa!