Title: SALTIMBANCO
created on 04 Oct 10

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1. hanging wrote:
 Challenge LIII - Complementary Colours http://www.thinkdraw.com/fo
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2. clorophilla wrote:
 I'm mesmerized!
3. five wrote:
 yes, captivating
4. bluemoon wrote:
 excellent!
5. golehto wrote:
 excellent work :)
6. Lizzi wrote:
 He looks like a jester but is he an acrobat? In any case, it's a great picture!
7. Shanley wrote:
 charming character!
8. danila wrote:
 great pic. it means: An acrobat who has demonstrated his agility in circus performances, games in spectacular held at village festivals and fairs but also:
9. danila wrote:
 in disdain. person engaged in or is pursuing an art or profession without due seriousness - a charlatan: more than an artist is a s. • sec. XVI
10. clorophilla wrote:
 what's the English for "artista di strada"? this is more close to the concept of saltimbanco. I'm stuck on this pic!
11. mum23 wrote:
 Do you mean 'street artists' clorophilla? - buskers who perform in the street or on temporary stages. Compelling picture!!
12. danila wrote:
 MOSTLY, AS OF MEANING LITERALLY: JUMPING ON A DESK,BANCO WAS THE FIRST TABLE DESKS USED IN FLORENCE, BY THE ACCOUNTANTS WHO OFFERED THEIR SERVICES TO PEOPLE, IN THE STREETS..FROM HERE THEN THE BANKS...AND BANCO, THE DESC, WAS THEN
13. danila wrote:
 THE STAGES FOR STREET ARTIST, WHO JUMPED ON DESKS IN THERE AND IN DESKS AT MARKET PACE..TO GET SOME MONEY, NOT PROFESSIONALS..
14. suzze wrote:
 Fantastic!
15. hanging wrote:
 Thank you all for your comments and Danila, thank a million for your explanation of the word! I didn't know the root of the word!!!
16. danila wrote:
 YOU ARE WELCOME, I THINK YOU MAY GOT INSPIRATION FROM LE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL!!WONDERFUL..
17. indigo wrote:
 Love Cirque du Soleil! Excellent pic!!
18. Virgil wrote:
 Quite fascinating. I'll have to look the title up on the internet.
19. clorophilla wrote:
 Saltimbanco in Italian language is literally "salta in banco" --> one who Jumps (=salta) on (=in) Desk (=banco)
20. clorophilla wrote:
 I fill all my bead FAVs whit this - and it's just the 5th of the month!!! That's no fair!!!!!
21. Normal wrote:
 You can feel lots of personality behind the paint!
22. polenta wrote:
 glorious
23. hjjr wrote:
 another fine pic. . .
24. debray wrote:
 Incredible!
25. clorophilla wrote:
 I return on this pic again and again... Can't stay without it! I try to grasp his essence in vain... yet I'm stuck at it!