Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Creative Artisan from the Past


Sometimes artists cannot resist painting themselves into a picture. This carving outside the west end of York Minster suggests that perhaps stone masons sometimes succumb to the same temptation. This gentleman could be anywhere between 200-700 years old.
Taking part in CDP theme day

7 comments:

  1. That's the great thing about being cast in stone Deb, he doesn't look a day over forty :) super shot for the theme.

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  2. I've heard that about a lot of the gargoyles and other carvings - that they represent friends and enemies of the artisan.

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  3. Amazing stuff to look that good over all these years. Super choice for today, Deb!

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