Unique animals featured on Portuguese azulejos

Unique animals featured on Portuguese azulejos

Travel to any town or city in Portugal and you’ll come across some amazing azulejos - hand-painted tiles featuring anything from religious scenes to battles, rural life to iconic buildings, royalty to peasants. Bearing in mind that many of the blue paintings were done in the 18th and 19th century, perhaps it’s understandable that they aren’t all artistically accurate.

At least not when it comes to painting animals.

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