Monday, 16 January 2012

Beethoven's Death Mask

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  1. Goddamn he was one ugly dude. Probably a good thing he couldn't hear people say that when he was alive.

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  2. Being dead doesn't help his looks. A smile would have helped dramatically.

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  3. Clearly very sick at the time of his death.

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    1. I Googled the cause of death...take your pick http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Ludwig_van_Beethoven

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  4. He had been dead two days when this mask was made, so that definitely contributed to the gruesome appearance.

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  5. He had been dead two days when this mask was made. That clearly contributed to the gruesome appearance.

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