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Hungarian Erno Toth sculpts a likeness of the late Apple co-founder

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In his Budapest studio, sculptor Erno Toth prepares a wax model for a new bronze statue of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Here, the sculptor removes the model for the head from a plaster mould.

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Mr. Toth works on the fine details of the wax head for the statue, commissioned by Gabor Bojar, head of hungarian software maker Graphisoft. When Mr. Bojar started his company in the 1980s, he smuggled four Apple MacIntosh computers through the Iron Curtain.

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Mr. Toth examines the wax head and hand.

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An assistant to Mr. Toth works on the cast model.

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The cast model of the face takes shape.

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The cast head is freed from its cradle.

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The sculptor tries various hand gestures on a model for the statue. In the other hand, the iconic iPhone. The trademark glasses have been added.

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An assistant to Mr. Toth casts in bronze the Steve Jobs statue.

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Workers carefully shift the assembled bronze statue.

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An assistant to Mr. Toth makes an adjustment to the statue.

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The head of the Steve Jobs statue, complete with trademark glasses, also in bronze. The statue will be delivered to its new owner, Gabor Bojar, on Dec. 20.

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