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By Auguste Rodin

ISBN-10: 0486244873

ISBN-13: 9780486244877

The maximum sculptor of the 19th century discusses his philosophy of existence with a detailed good friend during this attention-grabbing and informative creative testomony. Auguste Rodin spoke candidly to his protégé, Paul Gsell, who recorded the master's recommendations not just concerning the technical secrets and techniques of his craft, but additionally approximately its aesthetic and philosophical underpinnings.
Here is the true Rodin—relaxed, intimate, open, and charming—offering a wealth of observations at the courting of sculpture to poetry, portray, theater, and track. He additionally makes perceptive reviews on Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Raphael, and different nice artists, and he stocks revealing anecdotes approximately Hugo, Balzac, and others who posed for him. Seventy-six brilliant illustrations of the sculptor's works supplement the textual content, together with St John the Baptist Preaching, The Burghers of Calais, The philosopher, and many others, in addition to a range of exuberant drawings and prints.

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