Torcello’s Lonely Sentry


This magnificent fellow stands a lonely watch outside the sculpture museum on Torcello, the quiet little island where the first Venetians built a homestead to hide from the raiding Lombards and their ilk.  To think of all that’s come and gone for the Venetian republic since an anonymous sculptor liberated him from a marble blank centuries ago…

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