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13-MAR-2012 Walter O. Koenig

March 13

Refined

Just a quick shot of one of my Wayang Golek Puppets today. This is Arjuna.

He is the third of the Pandawa brothers. Son of Pandu and Kunti and begotten by Indra, the King of the Gods.
A refined knight, friend of Kresna's (Krishna) and a favorite of the women and thus has many wives and children.
He is not intelligent, but refined, friendly, cheerful and calm. He is self-confident, but not proud.


You can check out more of my collection here: Wayang Golek Puppets

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/250s f/3.2 at 70.0mm iso1000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
LynnH17-Mar-2012 00:39
Beautiful work of art! V
Frank Brault15-Mar-2012 02:31
Gorgeous puppet and beautifully photographed. V
Helen Betts14-Mar-2012 20:28
Good detail and color, and I think the DOF works well. Interesting puppet, too! V.
Pat nighswander14-Mar-2012 15:50
Great details. Outstanding.
Fong Lam14-Mar-2012 13:44
Arjun is certainly a charming character...and what a fine collection of puppets you have! V
J. Scott Coile14-Mar-2012 12:57
Fine qualities :-)
pkocinski14-Mar-2012 12:10
Great details and nice to hear the story that goes with this puppet.
Raymond14-Mar-2012 10:53
Wow
Colin Storey14-Mar-2012 09:51
Wonderful image of this very ornate puppet. v
Michel Duval14-Mar-2012 08:30
Excellent !! V
rousselziak14-Mar-2012 08:19
Nice shot, thank you for explication ! -V-
Stephanie14-Mar-2012 08:10
Beautiful capture of this fine puppet!
Betty Vlasiu14-Mar-2012 06:44
Excellent details and colors!
Christy VB14-Mar-2012 06:11
What a cool item to collect! Very interesting and love the photo.
Mike H.14-Mar-2012 04:53
Fun to see images of these puppets and read a bit about them -- fascinating, Walter!
Thank you for sharing this much with us.
Jim Coffman14-Mar-2012 02:56
This is so cool! Nice capture,Walter!
globalgadabout14-Mar-2012 02:49
fascinating, richly detailed and adorned character...venerable too apparently, and subtle..
Marcia Colelli14-Mar-2012 02:09
Nice find.Nice light and details V
Dan Opdal14-Mar-2012 01:50
Great find, well done! BV
larose forest photos14-Mar-2012 01:45
These puppets are so intricately defined and decorated. Beautiful work. V
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