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Imaginary Elephants

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 6 February 2019 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

These elephant carvings, by Kano Tanyu, are on the gable of Kamijinko (Upper) Storehouse.

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By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I love the expression of the face of this elephant of right truer than life. Very beautiful sculptures Steve

6 Feb 2019 5:59am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Stunning work of art.

6 Feb 2019 6:25am

Martine Girard from brest, France

Ils n'ont pas l'air commode.

6 Feb 2019 6:26am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel détail et combat de chef avec ces défenses superbe
Belle journée

6 Feb 2019 6:26am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So much has gone into making that . .

6 Feb 2019 6:44am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

J'adore, c'est superbe.
Merci pour ces plans rapprochés sur ces détails qui n'en sont pas.
Bonne journée Steve

6 Feb 2019 8:25am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Bien vu

6 Feb 2019 8:31am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Wonderful traditional Japanese artworks. I like this series a lot.

6 Feb 2019 9:28am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Interesting expression on the elephants' faces...especially the one on the right...They seem intent on a mission...

6 Feb 2019 9:30am

Marcel P. from Wallonie picarde, Belgium

J'ai vu des ouvriers spécialistes chinois construire pareils monuments... quelle patience ils ont !

6 Feb 2019 9:32am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

These carvings are just magnificent. A superb image Steve.5*

6 Feb 2019 10:33am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice capture

6 Feb 2019 11:26am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Un trabajl lleno de detalles bonitos . Un beso

6 Feb 2019 1:39pm

willy from Belgium

belle mise en valeurs de ces beaux détails artistiques Steve


6 Feb 2019 2:15pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Incredible detail and colors captured in these ornate carvings!!

6 Feb 2019 2:19pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

They look so fierce. Incredible capture of the details.

6 Feb 2019 2:31pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

I love the colors here.

6 Feb 2019 2:54pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of these traditional carvings. Lovely details and colours. :)

6 Feb 2019 3:04pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A creative version of elephants. I like their look.

6 Feb 2019 4:38pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Superbe fresque !!!

6 Feb 2019 4:57pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Wonderful artwork perfectly captured!

6 Feb 2019 10:19pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Those elephants are exquisite. I love all of the patterns and artwork. It is incredible.

7 Feb 2019 12:16am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Lovely detail.

7 Feb 2019 2:23am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

beautiful patterns and details, a fine series Steve

7 Feb 2019 3:06am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

They look very fierce. Lovely work.

7 Feb 2019 3:49am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Looks so well looked-after.

8 Feb 2019 7:29am

Diana from Olympia, United States


9 Feb 2019 11:06pm