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South side of St. Marks seen from the loggia of the Ducal Palace, Venice (1850) John Ruskin (Inglaterra, 1819-1900)

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England. John Ruskin famously said, ‘I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles’

Fibonacci spiral patterns appear in many plants, such as pinecones, pineapples, and sunflowers. The patterns consist of spirals that curve around a surface both clockwise and counterclockwise.

John Ruskin: "The northern Arch of the west Entrance of Amiens Cathedral," 1856. (http://ruskin.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/collection/8990/9165/9199/8658)