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In the centre of the flight of stairs at the entrance to the Guell Park is this imposing lizard (...or dragon ...or salamander..) Again Gaudì's methods were novel. Having completed the iron frame at the heart of the sculpture, he jumped up and down on it to bend it into the lifelike shape he had in mind.

lizard mosaic, Barcelona

lizard mosaic


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