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“LE POUCE” (the thumb), created by French sculptor, César Baldaccini.
Designed in 1965, this sculpture weighs 18 tons and is 12-meters tall.
La Defense ~ Paris

Hi everyone!
I just picked up my computer from the Apple hospital this morning and I'm back!
Please forgive me for not commenting on photos over the past 4 days ~ it's extremely difficult to type much on an iPod Touch!

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MarcViskens18-Dec-2012 19:59
very nice composed
XiaoBernard9917-Dec-2012 15:39
In my hometown of EPINAL there is a similar sculpture , the V .I like this natural and realist design.
XiaoBernard9917-Dec-2012 15:39
In my hometown of EPINAL there is a similar sculpture , the V .I like this natural and realist design.
Norman Richard24-Nov-2012 15:25
Thats heavier than even my foot. V
Michel Duval22-Nov-2012 20:57
Excellent !V
franz19-Nov-2012 20:10
Pouce au nucléaire? bv Stéphanie
Jeff Lobaugh19-Nov-2012 17:06
Wonder how much a manicure would cost here!!
Jola Dziubinska18-Nov-2012 23:53
Very cool find, excellent textures and tonality. V.
Janice Dunn17-Nov-2012 23:40
That's a wrinkly thumb - oops - just looked at mine - it's wrinkly too!!!
Jérôme Le Dorze17-Nov-2012 15:54
Excellent shot Stephanie (I know very well this place) !!!
LynnH17-Nov-2012 15:09
Great catch of the gritty lines and details! V
Jeff Real17-Nov-2012 15:04
A well seen image that is just incredible these details ~V~
Helen Betts17-Nov-2012 09:49
Great composition for this interesting sculpture! Excellent detail and toning as well. V.
CM Kwan17-Nov-2012 09:26
Very nice capture and tones, Steph! V
rousselziak17-Nov-2012 08:18
Excellent treatement ! -V-
Ton, Ben & Rob Nagtegaal17-Nov-2012 07:19
This is beautiful Stephanie, well seen!! V
Mieke WA Minkjan17-Nov-2012 07:09
the thumb needs some nail polish :-)
impressive composition Stephanie!
Fong Lam17-Nov-2012 06:01
Fabulous capture of this fascinating sculpture with interesting details....V
Yvonne17-Nov-2012 03:21
Great to see you back Stephanie, love this huge statue! v
Tom Munson17-Nov-2012 01:09
What a cool image! Great shot, Stephanie!
Jean Chiasson17-Nov-2012 00:58
Wow great artistic Horned Owl comp Stephanie vote
Patricia Kay16-Nov-2012 23:17
Good your puter has recovered now Steph...Great details on your sculpture image...BV
Sheila16-Nov-2012 23:16
A very good image of what I think is a hideous sculpture. I imagine there were more than a few complaints when this was erected.
Patrick F16-Nov-2012 23:05
Welcome back, thanks to your macbook that it has survived the hospital!!!!! Very great shot of this thumb, nice details!!!!! V+++++++++
Frank Brault16-Nov-2012 22:48
That would be great to have for hitchhiking. A very unusual sculpture and great image. V
David Hobbs16-Nov-2012 22:39
Isn't this a fantastic sculpture? Beautifully captured. Love the treatment.
Karen Stuebing16-Nov-2012 22:06
Impressive sculpture and super capture of it. Love the toning. V.
bill friedlander16-Nov-2012 21:34
At first I thought it as an owl! Anyways, thumbs up for this shot! V
John Reynolds16-Nov-2012 20:03
What a thumb! Nice to see you back. V.
Pete Hemington16-Nov-2012 19:14
Excellent very graphic rendering.
Good to hear about your computer being healthy again!
marie-jose wolff16-Nov-2012 18:59
such a big thumb! beautiful composition and nice tones! V
Laryl16-Nov-2012 18:27
that's very umm unique ;) great for lines though!
Alain Boussac16-Nov-2012 18:05
Great composition, and Ave César, of course ! V.
maggie_falconi16-Nov-2012 17:43
Intriguing sculpture with a hundred lines!! Well seen Steph!
Martin Lamoon16-Nov-2012 17:38
Good closeup of this interesting statue. v
J. Scott Coile16-Nov-2012 17:16
I feel more like giving the finger still...
globalgadabout16-Nov-2012 16:01
strong comp brings loads of impact...certainly an intriguing sculpture..
Walter O. Koenig16-Nov-2012 15:51
What a fascinating sculpture. A very well composed image Steph. "V"
joseantonio16-Nov-2012 15:40
I missed this area in my last visit...(next time)...V
Cindi Smith16-Nov-2012 15:19
Somebody needs a manicure. :) Very, very cool! BV!
Colin Dixon16-Nov-2012 15:04
Thats one big thumbs up :)
Jim Coffman16-Nov-2012 14:47
Glad you are back. I was think about the fact you were gone just this morning.
This is one very neat image..
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