The Burghers of Calais by Auguste Rodin in the gardens of the Rodin Museum. Commissioned by the town of Calais, it was begun in 1884 and installed in 1889.
On a personal note. I continue to try to photograph Rodin’s work and find that it is terrible difficult. His work is so direct and visceral. Very hard to sort that out in a print without it becomiung nearly a cartoon.

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  • Berns
    Bernsabout 1 year ago

    nicely done Tom !

  • Thank you. So difficult to shoot my heroes.

    – Thomas Barker-Detwiler

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynabout 1 year ago

    magic work !

  • Thank you so much.

    – Thomas Barker-Detwiler

  • buttonpresser
    buttonpresserabout 1 year ago

    Nicely done Tom I know what you mean. here’s my take

  • Thank you and thanks for the link, Tom

    – Thomas Barker-Detwiler

  • Lucinda Walter
    Lucinda Walterabout 1 year ago

    Wonderful work, Tom

  • Thank you Lucinda, much appreciated.

    – Thomas Barker-Detwiler

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