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Falcons with Human Breasts.

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Spotted walking down the Via Giulia today in Rome: a pair of falcons with human breasts, sitting atop pilasters on the Palazzo Falconieri.  Apparently this oddity is the work of the ever-odd Borromini.  Borromini has never been a favorite of mine, and this is no favorite of mine either, but its weirdness is noticeable.  One strange vision one man had four hundred years ago, and there they are, still strange all these years later.

Falcons with Human Breasts