Today, a little puzzle

Do you know where you might see this, in Venice?

The answer will be in my next post.

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40 responses to “Today, a little puzzle

  1. Nice one Yvonne! I thought of Palazzo Lezze in Cannaregio or a place in front of Archie’s rooms between rio terĂ  San Leonardo and Strada Nova but I don’t know… I’ll be curious to see the answer!

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    • Bert told me about the one near Archie’s rooms, I had never seen that one, despite being in that area many, many times, AnnaLivia. And now, I have to look for Palazzo Lezze next time, also.

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  2. Brian

    I’m here for a week and a half. I’m leaving the 12th of July. This past weekend I kind of “hit the wall’- a bit tired and sick and need to recharge my batteries by just resting. That happens every couple to few weeks- I’ve been going, going, going. I’m meeting people at an artist residency this afternoon about opportunities for the future.

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  3. Brian

    A guess, anyway…

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  4. Brian

    This is the counterpart to the one in my video on the building right next to the market side of the Ponte Rialto, isn’t it?

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  5. Caroline

    No idea! The pose reminds me a bit of the Whore of Kilpeck, though less pronounced – and with what appear to be angel’s wings, so presumably not a fertility symbol?

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  6. Sig. Nonloso

    Isn’t there an old movie from the early ’30s called “She’s No Angel”? May have been inspired by this? Have no clue where it is, though.

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  7. Melissa

    C’mon Yvonne, tell us NOW!!! You even have Bert stumped!

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  8. Bert

    You have to remember that I’m in a different time zone. I’ve only just got up. I too thought it might be the one on the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi (only for a moment, as it’s really not the same – this lady is not so ‘hot’ as that one ;-)). Another ‘lover of venice’ posted a very similar question a year or so ago. But the one on Rio TerĂ  San Leonardo at the junction with Rio TerĂ  del Cristo is also different. So, I have to admit defeat. I don’t know where it is. I’ll take a stab in the dark, though, and wonder if it’s on Palazzo Zen, perhaps.

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  9. Andrew

    Rude but ‘armless.

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  10. Melissa

    That’s not how a lady sits!!!!!!

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  11. Michelle

    hmmm, maybe my next year’s Venice calendar (after my trip later this year) can be Venetian Public Porn. Hmmm, now there’s a title. I’m sure it’s out there….we just have to find it.

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  12. Jo

    I think that I have seen this on a building at the base of the Rialto steps – San Polo side! There is certainly another even more interesting relief just there! First building at the base of the steps.

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    • Hi, Jo. I thought I had replied to you, but it seems I haven’t … sorry. This one is remarkably like the one you have seen, along with her mate. They really are ‘interesting’, aren’t they! But, this one is not in San Polo.

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  13. Not a very modest creature, eh?

    Oh Bert, where are you?

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  14. Love her…can’t wait to hear location. Now if we could only talk to the sculptor….ahhh if only!

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  15. Michelle

    I did also think it was a ‘bit rude” Jan. But then many things were “a bit rude” in Venice around the time that was probably carved.

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  16. Barb

    Oh my! Certainly is interesting, isn’t it?

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  17. jan Graham

    Looks a bit rude Yvonne , good job its weather beaten

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  18. Michelle

    Where is Bert when we need him?

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