Travel photograph depicts a bronze statue of a male Chinese guardian lion outside the Hall of Mental Cultivation in the Imperial Palace (aka Forbidden City), Beijing, China. The hall was built in 1537 during the Ming Dynasty.
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Since the Han Dynasty (around 200 BC) statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy. They were believed to have powerful mystic protective benefits and are typically presented in pairs: a male resting his paw on a ball (which represents supremacy over the world) and a female restraining a playful cub on its back (representing nurture; not shown).
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Amid the reflections of weeping willow boughs, large green lily pads and white lotus blossoms adorn the mirror surface of Lotus Lake in Black Bamboo Park (Zizhuyan Park), Haidan District, Beijing, China. Prints available in any size and on any material. Looks great as a full wall mural! Alternate versions with colour adjustments, including black-and-white, are also available. Contact us for a custom quote. Click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China located 70 km northeast of central Beijing. The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is connected with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi in the east. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It was first built in the mid-6th century. Prints available; click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Doonagore Castle is a round tower house with a small walled enclosure located approximately 1 km from the coastal village of Doolin in County Clare, western Ireland. The castle was built in the 16th century. It was restored in the 1970s and is now privately owned. The North Atlantic and Aran Islands can be seen in the distance. Prints available; click the image or click here for a larger preview.
An old, abandoned wagon sits decaying in a small alcove between buildings in the ancient district of Split, Croatia. This image is black-and-white with a subtle warm tint. Other coloration may be available. Fine art prints may be purchased online. Click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Surrounded by olive trees and bathed in sunlight, Castillo de Almodóvar del Río stands proudly atop a hill in the south of Spain. The castle, of Muslim origin, is in the town of Almodóvar del Río, Province of Córdoba, Spain. Previously a Roman fort, the current structure has Berber origins, in the year 760. During the Middle Ages, it underwent several renovations and reconstructions. it was restored between 1901 and 1936. Prints available; click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Urban photograph made in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dilapidated shutters with peeling paint conceal a window in the crumbling wall of an old building. Prints available; click the image or click here for a larger preview.
In County Clare on the western coast of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher rise 120 m (390 ft) above the sea. The cliffs get their name from a fort that once stood there; it was demolished in 1808. Perched at the top is O’Brien’s Tower, built in 1835 as a tourist lookout. The Cliffs are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ireland and have appeared in numerous films and are mentioned in many songs over the years. Prints of this image are available. Click the image or click here for a larger preview.
The Steele family of Denver, Colorado bought a new ski condo in Frisco, surrounded by many of Colorado’s best-loved ski resorts. As a brand new build, the condo would feature a contemporary mountain design aesthetic with a high level of finish.
Mr. Steele was looking to buy a set of fine art photographic prints to decorate the condo. And he sweetened the idea by making it a thoughtful Christmas gift for his wife.
This project is a good illustration of our ability to produce custom art projects to match any requirements and specifications. It also demonstrates the power of remote collaboration and project development.
Read all about the project here and learn how you can decorate your own home, too!
The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge over the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of central Edinburgh. It was opened on 4 March 1890 and spans a total length of 8,296 feet. Fine art prints available; click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. The abbey was founded for Benedictine Nuns who fled Belgium in World War I. Construction was completed in 1871; it was originally built as a private home for the family of Mitchell Henry, a wealthy doctor from London whose family was involved in textile manufacturing in Manchester, England. Fine art prints of this image are available in any size and on any material. Click the image or click here for a larger preview.
Under the setting Venus, a lone boulder stands defiant on the sandy beach as waves continually soften its rounded shape over millions of years. Photograph made at Moeraki Beach, South Island, New Zealand. Fine art prints available in any size and on any material. Click the image or click here for a larger preview.
With afternoon sunlight streaming through a stained glass window, St. Patrick’s Church in Louisburgh, Ireland stands Surrounded by trees blossoming with pink flowers. Prints available in any size and on any material. Click here or click the image to see a larger preview.
Section of a wall in a half-timbered house, built in York during the medieval age, reveals graphic lines and shapes in stark contrast. Color image; also available in black-and-white.
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Early morning sunlight washes over the Plaza de España in Seville, Spain as a horse-drawn carriage transports leisure riders enjoying the views of one of Spain’s jewel cities. The Plaza was built in 1928 for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. Prints available in any size and on any material. Click here or click the image to see a larger preview.
Black and white photograph depicts the interior of the Abbey of Sant’Antimo with a view of the Tuscan landscape outside. This former Benedictine monastery is in the comune of Montalcino, Tuscany in central Italy. Prints are available in any size and on any material. Click here or click the image for a larger preview.
The Abbey of Sant’Antimo is a former Benedictine monastery in the comune of Montalcino, Tuscany in central Italy. It is about 9 km from the Via Francigena, the pilgrim route to Rome. Disused for many years, since 1992 the abbey has been in use by a small community of Premonstratensian Canons Regular. The origins of the abbey are obscure; the earliest document relating to the abbey is a land grant of Louis the Pious dated December 813. The foundation of the original Benedictine monastery dates to the time of Charlemagne. Prints are available in any size and on any material. Click here or click the image for a larger preview.
Ashford Castle is a medieval castle that has been expanded over the centuries and turned into a five star luxury hotel near Cong on the Mayo-Galway border, on the shore of Lough Corrib in Ireland. Prints available in any size and on any material; click for a larger preview.
An old boat rests on the shore of a lake in the countryside of western Ireland. in the foreground, slender grasses and reeds cast wavy reflections in the gently rippling water. Prints available in any size. Click for a larger preview.
An ancient, medieval stone wall in York, England shows centuries of modifications, including a section that was once a doorway. Prints available; click image for a larger preview.
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