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Miss Gladys Cooper by MemoriesOfTime97 Miss Gladys Cooper by MemoriesOfTime97
Gladys Cooper (18.12.1888 – 17.11.1971) was an English actress. She appeared f.ex. in films like "My Fair Lady".
Originally black and white photo colored in gimp by me.
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She looks elegant with the flowers in her hair looking down thainking what the future has to offer her looks hypnotise those who gaze at her beauty.I think its very well photographed it captured the essence of the girl.I love the fact that you used the style from that time. Being the guy that I am I look at alot of vintage drawings,paintings,&photographs looking at the style and technique of the masters.The Mrs clayd cooper copyies the style of the Victorian era and the early 1900's which you do an awosome job of doing. Now her hair style is very early 1900's and the whole photograph looks and probably is Victorian but one thing concernes me they didn't have color photographs until the 1940's but u had to be rich to get color photographs


But overall you did an fantastic job ^-^
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I really like this coloization job. First, it was an excelllent choice for colorization because of the inward, personal face of Miss Cooper - I suspect this was a posed shot of her in some current stage role she may have been in - I hesitate to suggest it but "Ophelia" in "Hamlet" comes to mind, especially after Ophelia goes mad (before her suicide) and appears decked out in leaves and flowers. The reason I hesitate to fully say it is Ophelia is that I would imagine the facial expression would be wilder if it was at that point in the play. Even so the soft greens, browns, and pinks (slightly offset by the violets) in the colorization helps give a thoughtful and mellow tone to the picture. The whole effect that results is gentle, as the actress's facial expression would invite the observers or audience to feel or empathize with.

Cooper was a fortunate Edwardian stage star, as one of the youngest to blossom in that theater of Shaw and Somerset Maugham. She was middle aged when movies began to talk, and soon was part of the "British Colony" in Hollywood. There she would be the wronged "Lady Nelson" in "That Hamilton Woman", the villainess in "The Black Cat" (1940), and the sorrowing mother (married to Roland Young) whose aviation hero son is killed before coming home on furlough in "Forever and a Day" (1943). Her best remembered early role was as the demanding, unloving mother of Bette Davis in "Now Voyager". But she remained active as an actress for many more years, even appearing on television in the comedy series "The Rogues" with David Niven, Charles Boyer, and Gig Young in 1962. Her final important part as "Mrs. Higgins" (mother of "Professor Henry Higgins") in "My Fair Lady was quite a nice comic turn. In her personal life her daughter married the actor Robert Morley, and her grandson Sheridan Morley was a well known critic and writer. We are lucky that film and television left us a record of her fine acting achievements
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jrose40 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
Beautiful picture!  Love the gorgeous coloring!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!:)
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atram95 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful!!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much!!
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bunote Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
IS NICE
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
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lollicherries Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
You do beautiful work!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! It means a lot!
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ambientcosmos Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
Beautiful!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!=)
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shadono Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very good job. It's nice to see a young Gladys Cooper for a change - she started as a London chorus girl. As an old lady she was in a lot of American tv shows of the 60s like "The Twilight Zone" ("Nothing in the dark").
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!:aww:
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TrisStock Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013
she sort of looks like kristen stewart. excellent job on the colors!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!=)
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TrisStock Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
You Are Welcome 
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danilocuentes Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
Pretty woman,and good job coloring
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:iconmemoriesoftime97:
MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
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danilocuentes Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013
You have a very good taste.I wish my daughter were like you.
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laurenmarie93 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013
wow (:
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:iconmemoriesoftime97:
MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!:aww:
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MademoiselleMischief Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The women from these days were so beautiful!!!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Indeed!:nod:
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FWEI13 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
Oh!So nice!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!=)
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Art-Fashion-History Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Very GORGEOUS vintage photo!!! Many thanks!!!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! I'm very glad you think so!:hug:
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hmhsbritannic Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
It's very very very beautiful dear GREAT JOB! :love:
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!:happybounce:
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hmhsbritannic Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
You're very welcome :happybounce:
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ocean-dance Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
i really do love re-colorings such as this. what i really wish is if someone would make a tutorial of how to do these.
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Everybody has different styles of coloring. Maybe this tutorial can help you: [link]
In Youtube are some videos that also show how to colorize black and white photos.
This link can help you, too:[link]
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ocean-dance Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
thanks!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome!=)
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Morrigan22 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautifully coloured! :clap:
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!:hug:
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Huntan-Peck Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
She is very lovely!
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She was very beautiful indeed! Thank you!
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VictorianRedRose Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Absolutely beautiful :D
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much! It means a lot!=)
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Bohemiart Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
Beautiful!!! :iconredroseplz:
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much!
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TsarevnaMaria Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow!!! :wow: you did an amazing job!! this is perfect!! :faint:
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so very much dear!:hug:
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TsarevnaMaria Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome! :heart:
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historicalgirl Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Perfect! :love:
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MemoriesOfTime97 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!:squee: :hug:
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historicalgirl Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're very welcome :hug:
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