in Italian we say:

Due piccioni con una fava

which means literally:

Two pigeons with one broad bean

The context is apparently to lure the birds to catch (and eat) them so it is not quite so innocent as it sounds.

Information about the image:

Woman feeds pigeons in St Mark’s Square in Venice

Part of Photo album by a French amateur photographer featuring sights in France, Switzerland and Italy.

Rijks Museum

Public Domain

Published on: Feb 20, 2024

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