RODIN: THE MAN AND HIS ART

RODIN: THE MAN AND HIS ART

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RODIN: THE MAN AND HIS ART

Compiled by Judith Cladel

A new edition of a collection of pieces about the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, one of the great masters of modern art, which was first published in 1917. It is fully illustrated with works by Rodin, from each stage in his long career.

Includes an introduction and biography by James Huneker, a study of Rodin’s art, and a generous selection from Rodin’s notebooks.

Fully illustrated. 244 pages. www.crmoon.com

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861716552
Publisher: Crescent Moon Publishing
Publication date: 10/21/2017
Series: Sculptors Series
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

A Note On the Text 9

AUGUSTE RODIN: INTRODUCTION

BY JAMES HUNEKER 15

THE MAN AND HIS ART 27

THE CAREER OF RODIN

RODIN AND THE BEAUX-ARTS

SOJOURN IN BELGIUM

FLEMISH PAINTING

RODIN’S NOTE-BOOK

INTRODUCTIONS BY JUDITH CLADEL 97

I ANCIENT WORKSHOPS AND MODERN

SCHOOLS 98

II SCATTERED THOUGHTS ON FLOWERS 108

III PORTRAITS OF WOMEN 116

IV AN ARTIST’S DAY 126

V THE LINE AND THE STRUCTURE OF

THE GOTHIC 143

VI ART AND NATURE 159

VII THE GOTHIC GENIUS 175

THE WORK OF RODIN 189

I THE STUDY OF THE CATHEDRALS – INFLUENCE OF

THE GOTHIC ON THE ART OF RODIN – “SAINT JOHN

THE BAPTIST” (1880) – “THE GATE OF HELL” 188

II “THE BURGHERS OF CALAIS” (1889) – RODIN AND

VICTOR HUGO – THE STATUE OF BALZAC

(1898) 205

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