Der Calafati


But who is he? Here’s the answer.

3 responses

  1. I totally thought it was Chinese when I first looked at it! 🙂 This seems like the original inspiration of 8-bit pixel art.

    1. Paolo Belcastro Avatar
      Paolo Belcastro

      It is definitely of Chinese inspiration, it’s also nicknamed “The Big Chinese” (the thing is nine meters tall). And yes, it predates 8-bit pixel art by about 120/130 years 😉

      1. Yep!!! Saw your wiki link and it made so much sense. Gotta visit Vienna soon!🙏

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