she-wolf on facade of chiesa di sant'irene in lecce

Postcard from Lecce, Italy: Frolicking putti, Solomonic columns and saintly relics

She-Wolf and Oak Tree, Symbols of Lecce, on the Façade of the Church of Saint Irene

Baroque churches of Lecce are filled with putti frolicking amidst birds and pomegranates, twisting Solomonic columns covered with intricate lacelike carvings, images of saints and some of their bones.

 

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