The life and work of Auguste Rodin
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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Frederick Lawton
LC ClassificationsNB553.R7 L4
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 307 p., [74] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25470018M
LC Control Number07013425

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Essential for every art lover—the definitive new book on Rodin's life and work. With more than pictures, many never before seen, Rodin reveals, in great beauty and detail, the genius of the man known as the father of modern sculpture. The stories of Rodin's sculptures, well known for their sense of fluidity and movement, are told through each stage of development from paster casts to the /5(9). Instead of taking 18 month to complete the work, Rodin became infatuated with the topic, and completed the commision in 7 years. The commision was ultimately rejected, and after much controversy, Rodin decided to keep the sculpture for himself. Rodin's pace slowed down after the sculpture of Balzac, but he had achieved financial success. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawton, Frederick. Life and work of Auguste Rodin. New York: C. Scribner's, (OCoLC) Named Person. I recommended work highly this work by Rodin shows his classic pieces and if you are really interested in Rodanthe you can visit his Rodin gardens in Paris and even so you can go on to read Dante inferno and understand the inspiration behind many of Rodin's classic work.5/5(8).

Summary of Auguste Rodin. François-Auguste-René Rodin's story recalls the archetypal struggle of the modern artist. He was born in obscurity and, despite showing early promise, rejected by the official academies. He spent years laboring as an ornamental sculptor before success and scandal set him on the road to international ality: French. Auguste Rodin book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rilke, Rodin's secretary, examines Rodin's life and work, and explain /5(22). Auguste Rodin - Auguste Rodin - Discords and triumphs: In spite of his success, Rodin was often in conflict with the Institute of France, the national art academy, with the public, and even with the Parliament. He devoted a decade to executing four monuments honouring the landscape painter Claude Lorrain, President Domingo Sarmiento of Argentina, and the writers Victor Hugo and Honoré de. AUGUSTE RODIN’S LIFE AND WORK François-Auguste-René Rodin was born in Paris in By the time he died in , he was not only the most celebrated sculptor in France, but also one of the most famous artists in the world. Rodin rewrote the rules of what was possible in sculpture.

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