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Sound 11

By pamelajean
This mysterious life-size statue of a man contemplating the water held in his hands is the work of the celebrated British sculptor Sir Antony Gormley (there is a tube mechanism through his body, so as the water rises it fills his cupped hands). At times he stands up to his knees in water.

ďSound IIĒ is fashioned from lead out of a plaster cast of the artistís own body, and has stood in the Crypt below Winchester Cathedral since the late 1980s.

Iíve previously uploaded a landscape format of this, so here is a portrait format (and a different image).

Many thanks for your interest in my flower picture.


Tags: Sculpture Arches Architecture Reflected Flooded Crypt Winchester cathedral Sir Antony Gormley Hampshire England UK cupped hands fashioned from lead

Voters: RonDM, cabbie, mitchellhatpeg and 73 more



JohnDyer Plus
17 80 2 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 4:48PM
I Iove this image
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
13 Oct 2022 5:01PM
A great piece of work, Pamela, works well in portrait format and shows well the reflections 😃👍
Trev 😀
Fefe Plus
11 84 49 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 5:01PM
Very nice Pamela. Love the subject.
Well taken Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.8k 2595 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 5:03PM
He needs the water to work. I've only seen him with a wet floor...
13 Oct 2022 5:23PM
That is an intriguing capture. The reflections are superb.

13 Oct 2022 5:23PM
a fascinating water statue and lovely reflections.

af1 Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 5:34PM
Amazing and great shot lovely reflections to..Alan
AlfieK Plus
6 1 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 5:38PM
Brilliant composition Pamela with superb reflections. Nice work, indeed.
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 5:41PM
A beautiful thought-evoking image
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
13 Oct 2022 6:18PM
The reflections are marvelous!
richmowil Plus
14 507 3 England
13 Oct 2022 6:41PM
Impressive reflections in this good image!
13 Oct 2022 6:48PM
Lovely capture.

James124 Plus
8 65 55 Portugal
13 Oct 2022 7:19PM
Lovely composition, Pamela. Beautiful reflections and light.
chase Plus
17 2.5k 669 England
13 Oct 2022 7:22PM
Very beautiful,great camera work.
Would make a really good print.
13 Oct 2022 9:44PM
Wonderful subject beautifully composed. 🙂🏆
Lillian Plus
13 23 17 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 10:19PM
exceptionally captured Pamela,
caught the light so beautifully
smut01 Plus
7 148 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 10:32PM
Wonderfully composed shot, beautiful light and tone.
manicam 19 44 1 Canada
13 Oct 2022 10:35PM
Itís absolutely extremely amazing image
Meta_Morph 1 5 1 United Kingdom
13 Oct 2022 11:37PM
Lovely Smile have been meaning to go to see this. Beautifully captured
mac Plus
21 14 Scotland
14 Oct 2022 12:05AM
A lovely image, Pamela, with everything going for it. The great surroundings, along with the reflections, super colours, and the overall presentation. We have six of statues scattered throughout Edinburgh. I am going to post one of them, as my next entry.
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2022 8:55AM
Impressive, Pamela.
CaroleS Plus
12 442 3 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2022 12:02PM
Lovely - reflections, comp and light just right.
bricurtis Plus
17 2.8k 53 England
14 Oct 2022 4:44PM
Superb image Pamela - the arches work so well in this - great reflctions.....He looks a folorn figure. !
14 Oct 2022 8:03PM
Stellar capture
JuBarney Plus
11 36 6 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2022 5:49PM
Sorry I'm late!
15 Oct 2022 7:57PM
Beautiful image Pam Lin
Chinga Plus
12 116 3 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2022 8:34PM
This is very beautiful...
Excellent composition... Isabel GrinGrin

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