Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hands by Rodin


These hands belong to Jean d'Aire, Nu ( 1885-1886; cast 1986), one of Rodin's best know sculptures. A nude study for the famous Burghers of Calais.  Taken in the Sculpture Garden of the Birmingham Musueum of Art.

8 comments:

Babzy said...

Beautiful :)

brattcat said...

You can almost feel human warmth and texture under that bronze.

Leif Hagen said...

You really have to HAND it to Rodin - he sure was a great sculptor!

Luis Gomez said...

Beautiful shot! Very nice Virginia.

VP said...

My compliments to the sculpture garden of the Birmingham Museum of Art!

Bergson said...

détails bien mis en valeur

Thérèse said...

So powerful, I think it's the body part I like the most.

Jilly said...

Brilliant. What an artist he was. Superb. Love your photo, V.