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Fonske (the Fons Sapientiae)

Posted by
Jason Kravitz (Brussels, Belgium) on 13 May 2019 in Architecture.

The Fons Sapientiae or Fonske statue in Leuven, Belgium is a tribute to student life in this ~600 year old University town.

Some say he is pouring the cup of knowledge into his skull, though given Leuven is home to the famous Stella Artois beer, perhaps he is imbibing other libations.

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Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Effectful capture.

13 May 2019 6:27am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

... and most impressive building in the background!

13 May 2019 8:25am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Beau

13 May 2019 9:58am

Anne from France

Magnifique!

13 May 2019 12:19pm

sam from Houston, United States

Is this another long exposure? The sky looks cool.

13 May 2019 2:59pm

@sam: Yup, this is a long exposure as well.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Wonderfully capture and composition of this shot.

13 May 2019 4:51pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A stunning photo! Definitely, other than knowledge being imbibed. ;-)

14 May 2019 3:17am