20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Lion of Venice

I believe this Lion is a reference to Venice, a maritime power for centuries. This is a section of a vibrant painting in the Map Room, a long hallway gallery in the Vatican.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Rome, Italy
Camera: PENTAX K-1 Mark II
Copyright: © Kerrick James