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A Short Biography of Auguste Rodin

A Short Biography of Auguste Rodin

Applewood Books

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Auguste Rodin did not follow the prescribed path for a nineteenth century artist, but forging his artistic growth in his own way may have been the driver that made him the most innovative sculptor of his day. Now, over one hundred years later, we celebrate the power and emotion of his work.

  • Written by April Dammann
  • Product Type: Biography, Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Shipping Dimensions: 6.8 × 4.3 × 0.25 inches  (17.3 × 10.9 × 0.6 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb (4.0 oz; 113 g)
  • SKU010003294 | 9781944038342

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Auguste Rodin, circa 1875-80

About the Artist

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) was a renowned French sculptor considered one of the pioneers of modern sculpture. Born in Paris, Rodin showed an early talent for art and pursued formal training at the École des Beaux-Arts. His innovative approach to sculpting challenged traditional conventions and pushed the boundaries of the medium.

Auguste Rodin in the Chrysler Museum

About the Publisher

Applewood Books

Founded in Carlisle, Massachusetts in 1976 by Phil Zuckerman, Applewood Books specializes in publishing "books for the Cultural Traveler," high-quality, American-manufactured books that help tell the stories of America—its places, its people, and its history.

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