This compelling black and white photograph showcases the statues of the "Monument to Gregory XIII" in the Vatican. The solemn statues, frozen in time, pay tribute to a bygone era. In this monochromatic composition, the intricate details of the sculptures are accentuated, emphasizing the historical significance of the Vatican and its enduring legacy. Each figure seems poised to share a story from the annals of time, inviting viewers to reflect on the rich history of this revered place. Photo © copyright by Rich Voninski.