The Walking Man, by Auguste Rodin

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The Walking Man, by Auguste Rodin by CosmoWenman Jun 14, 2012

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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Date: 1905
Medium: Bronze, Edition of 12, Cast No. 7
Dimensions: 83-3/4 x 28 x 60-1/2 in. (212.7 x 71.1 x 174.0 cm)
Norton Simon Art Foundation Object Number: M.1966.05.S

Captured by Cosmo Wenman using Autodesk 123D Catch at The Norton Simon Museum, Los Angeles, June 2012. For more information about this work visit:

Of all the sculptures in the world that could be machine-scanned and printed, Auguste Rodin's The Walking Man may be the most appropriate for printing as-is from a rough automated scan - unaltered, without "fixing" any of the incorrectly mapped lumps or errant wisps of data streaming off its surface. Ask Bruce Sterling why ( http://www.twitter.com/bruces ). - CW

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2012-06-14: This file is rough output from Autodesk 123D Catch, with no manual guidance. It has been edited only to close open faces and delete stray lines to make it a water-tight manifold for printing. It is printable as-is, hollow and without external supports.

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How did you brass Color it ?

I am planning to scan the whole Rodin Museum in Philadelphia