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Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

Grandmaster Sculptor And Artist
1840 -1917

This photographic image was made in 1862, when he was 22 years of age. The photographer was Charles Aubry. The B&W image was from a glass negative plate, which was badly worn and damaged. This photo image is from the very early birth pangs of photography. The young, soon to be master, sits in his studio frock with a faint image of scaffolding in the background. After much work on the B&W image, I attempted to add color to the ancient photo.

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Patricia Kay07-Mar-2018 09:30
Your hard work on this image certainly paid off Larry...it's a masterpiece...BV
globalgadabout05-Mar-2018 07:40
captivating, and so rich in intensity..
janescottcumming01-Mar-2018 17:15
Well, he does appear to be quite a "thinker". Great job. V
Nestor Derkach01-Mar-2018 15:57
You made a good choice to add a bit of color.
This really turned out nicely.
Love the light and the background.
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Neil Marcus01-Mar-2018 03:32
I alway thought of Rodin as an old man. This s enlightening and i like the way this is done with the minimal color on his smock.
danad28-Feb-2018 10:59
A powerful portrait ! You have done another great work here ! BV.
Fong Lam28-Feb-2018 03:11
You did a great job on a very difficult negative....the added color is marvelous.....V
Richard Glenn27-Feb-2018 23:33
Very fine work. Amazing detail that you bring out from what
it sounds like so little to work with . Beautiful. V
joseantonio27-Feb-2018 20:52
love that expression that you show wo nicely.V.
Raymond27-Feb-2018 20:30
You got it perfect, stunning work Larry
Jim Coffman27-Feb-2018 17:45
Extremely well done, my friend!! Your work is fantastic!
Jeff Real27-Feb-2018 17:24
You have really captured his intensity!
This is really remarkable work.
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Helen Betts27-Feb-2018 16:27
Sounds like you had to put a lot of effort into this image, but the results are excellent. V.
Lamar Nix27-Feb-2018 16:10
The negative looks to be a fairly sensitive exposure - maybe an ambrotype given the date. Your reconstructive work and coloring really brings the image to life! Congrats on your fine work! V
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