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Auguste Rodin: 60+ Sculpture Reproductions - French Sculptures Daniel Ankele

Auguste Rodin: 60+ Sculpture Reproductions - French Sculptures

Daniel Ankele

Published July 31st 2011
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AUGUSTE RODIN Art Book contains 60+ reproductions of his greatest sculptures with title,date and interesting facts page below. Book includes Table of Contents, thumbnail gallery and is formatted for all Kindle readers and Tablets (use rotate and/orMoreAUGUSTE RODIN Art Book contains 60+ reproductions of his greatest sculptures with title,date and interesting facts page below. Book includes Table of Contents, thumbnail gallery and is formatted for all Kindle readers and Tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).BORN: November 12, 1840 in Paris France.DIED: November 17, 1917 in Meudon, Ile-de-France.MOVEMENT: Sculpture.INTERESTING FACTS:Rodin studied at the Petite Ecole and Gobelins tapestry manufactory. He tried three times and did not pass the Ecole des Beaux-Arts entrance exam.After his sister died, he joined a Catholic order. Father Eymard encouraged him to pursue sculpture and drawing.Rodin had to defend himself for the Age of Bronze and St John the Baptist sculptures. His work was so realistic, critics felt he made a cast from a live model.He had a relationship with Camille Claudel, a student, assistant, and model for many of his sculptures. Their stormy relationship ended in 1898.Rodin stopped doing public commissions after critics disliked his Victor Hugo and Balzac sculptures.Rodin finally married his lifelong companion Rose Beuret in 1917, the year they both died.NOTABLE WORKS:The Kiss, The Thinker, The Age of Bronze.