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The Muse of Corot, Saint-Junien


The Muse of Corot, Saint-Junien
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Copyright: joel berthonneau (jlbrthnn) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 7303 W: 0 N: 22961] (76039)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-13
Categories: Architecture, Artwork
Camera: Canon Powershot S3 IS
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/5 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Images by night, Painters and sculptors [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-09-30 2:27
Viewed: 7894
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
July 13, 2008
Saint-Junien 870154 87200
Haute-Vienne Limousin
45.887 0.902 212 m

The Muse of Corot. (Bronze of J. Clergerie). In the center of Saint-Junien.

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In Saint-Junien is the site Corot, place located at the bank of the Glane river, where Corot would have found its inspiration in the beauty of the landscape.

Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, born in Paris on july 17, 1796, deceased in Ville-d'Avray on february 22, 1875.
It painted many landscapes and also architectures, regarded sometimes as one of the precursors of impressionism. Painter as from 1822, recognized and celebrates as from 1835.

Saint-Junien is a french commune, located in the department of Haute-vienne of the Limousin area, populated of 10666 Saint-Juniauds, distributed on 59 km², that is to say 181 hab./km².

The city is bordered in the south by the Vienne river, and the west by its affluent, the Glane river.

At the beginning of the VIe century, an Hungarian ascetic, Saint-Amand, is established on right bank of Vienne river joined by Saint-Junien son of a Cambrai count, which after the death of Saint-Amand, achieves many miracles. After the death of Saint-Junien in 540, an oratory, then a church and abbey of canons of Saint-Augustin were built. Châtellenies, or jurisdictions of châtelains, settled of VIIIe in IXe century. The city occurred in the year 1000 and was called name of Saint-Junien in 1100.

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  • aadilj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2494 W: 64 N: 2604] (18102)
  • [2008-09-30 2:32]

beuaitufl work with ncie tones and etxtures and good sharp and crisp focus. like the colours Joel well done

Hello Joel! Very interesting sculpture. Good background. Very good capture. Original picture. Well done!

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  • Vasa Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2208 W: 0 N: 95] (515)
  • [2008-09-30 5:15]

Bonjour Joel,

la seduisante sculpture est mis en valeur par ta photo. En plus c'est un cliche de nuit. Le sujet bien oriente et choisi en fuction de ta sensibilite. Bravo ami,

Branko

Salut Joel
Une belle réalisation pour cette capture de nuit. je ne savait pas que la muse se taquinait le soir ;o))
Les jeux d'ombres et de lumières donnent un bel impact à cette photo.
Amicalement
hervé

Hi Joel,
very nice shot.
Good composition, good light, unusual framing.
I liked your idea.
Ciao
Ludo

Hi Joel, An interesting statue & I love the light & the shade, the deep blue sky is an excellent background, TFS, kind regards Wilson.

Salut Joel,
Sympa cette lumière sur la sculpture.
J'aime bien le résultat, une belle heure bleue.
Bonne soirée,
JB.

salut joel
belle gestion de la lumiére, un photo avec beaucoup de netteté dans un ciel a l'heure bleue et oui ca arrive
bravo un excellent travail
amitiés
gilbert

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  • paura Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 7885 W: 56 N: 6399] (45863)
  • [2008-09-30 17:04]

Joel,
Uma fotografia muito bem executada para mostrar a interessante obra de arte. Você soube tirar um bom proveito do azul do céu.

Abraço

Paulo

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  • Gerrit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5793 W: 95 N: 9238] (52469)
  • [2008-09-30 17:09]

Hi Joel,
Beautiful lively statue in great light. Her nudity is so natural, an ode to the feminine beauty,
regards, gerrit

Hello Joël,
A superb capture of this beautiful bronze statue, which stands out well against the darkening night sky. The exposure is very well managed with good natural tones and excellent clarity to enable us to fully appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship.

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  • Charo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5142 W: 58 N: 12086] (51212)
  • [2008-10-01 2:11]

Salut Joël,
Magnifique sculpture avec beaucoup de sensualité dans sa position. Excellente définition et bon contraste de couleurs.
Amicalement,
Charo

Bonsoir Joël,
buena toma nocturna, con buena realización técnica y un bonito resultado.
La estatua está bien iluminada y se desaca con elegancia sobre el cielo a la hora azul.
Bien hecha.
Un abrazo,
Josep

Ciao Joel,
devo farti veramente i complimenti per questa immagine, perchè è una foto molto difficile da ottenere con questo superbo risultato e con questa luce. Solo un bravo fotografo, dotato di una eccellente tecnica fotografica può fare un lavoro così bello e suggestivo. Tu lo sei. Bravissimo!
Ciao
Paolo

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