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A Thing of Beauty

By DiegoDesigns
This is a marble sculpture/bust that I saw on a recent visit to Clevedon Court. It was carved entirely out of marble, and yet looked for all the world as though it were covered in a fine veil.

It was truly a thing of beauty...

Tags: Nikon Still life Sculpture Close-up and macro Marble North somerset Portraits and people Clevedon court

Voters: Imagephotographics, angej, RobboB and 24 more


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Comments


7 Jun 2010 11:48AM
Beautiful image

Chris

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Sezz 11 617 15 England
7 Jun 2010 12:31PM
If you hadn't of said I'd have thought it was covered in a veil - quite remarkable! Well taken Dave and I like the shadows/patterns from the lead windows too.

Sarah *
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 12:35PM
how very beautiful and so clever

Linda
7 Jun 2010 12:36PM
artist indeed well captured
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
7 Jun 2010 1:02PM
The details and light in this are well captured. good work Dave.
Regards Richard
7 Jun 2010 1:21PM
Beautifully captured with wonderful lines ..........Sandy
danbrann Plus
11 616 17
7 Jun 2010 2:52PM
I honestly thought it was covered by a veil and wondered why. Caught in great light.
andymark 6 1 England
7 Jun 2010 3:50PM
very nice indeed
Cor 7 Belgium
7 Jun 2010 4:32PM
So well taken, backlight and frontlight so good and fine detail!*****
cor
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 5:09PM
A beautiful shot of an amazing sculpture.

Tel*
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
7 Jun 2010 7:12PM
what clever work, looks like a veil.lesley
sparklep 9 146 1
7 Jun 2010 7:29PM
Really amazing.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
7 Jun 2010 7:51PM
Great piece of sculpture - well shot against the back light Dave.
That veil is so realistic.
Brian.
Moj_o 8 10 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:14PM
Beautiful image Smile

Betty
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 8:23AM
Thanks for all the kind words you've left here, I really think it's one of those pieces of sculpture that you have to see to truly appreciate how wonderful the work is. I've tried to bring that sense in the image, but it only gives a broad idea of the quality of the workmanship. I relly appreciate all the positive feedback though, cheers all... Dave
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
8 Jun 2010 8:39AM
Beautiful presentation of a shot most would pass by. Paul
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 3:26PM
Thanks for that Paul... Dave
davidhu 10 19 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 4:18PM
Strong subject Dave, and nicely worked to bring out the facial detail.
Dave
8 Jun 2010 7:06PM
Unbelievable its all marble, great capture.

Regards
David
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 8:29AM
Many thanks to boths Davids... Dave!
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 9:19AM
It looks so soft - love the patterns and shadows from the window too
Helen
DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 2:34PM
Thanks for that Helen, glad you liked it... Dave

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