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Rodin, Auguste
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(Nov 12, 1849, Paris – Nov 17, 1917, Meudon/Paris), French sculptor and draftsman, pupil of Antoine-Louis Barye and others. Rodin worked for the Sèvres factory; he assisted the sculptor Rasbourg in Brussels from 1871 to 1878, then had his own studios in Paris and Meudon. On his travels Rodin was deeply influenced by the art of Michelangelo and by French Gothic cathedral sculpture. Rodin’s works show Impressionist features in the modeling of deeply indented surfaces that bring out …

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Kitschen, Friederike, “Rodin, Auguste”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025029>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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