The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin The Collection of the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia by John L. Tancock

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ContributionsMurray Weiss (Photographer)
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Number of Pages664
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ISBN 100685040305
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On the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (–), The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates its historic collection of the artist's work. Nearly 50 marbles, bronzes, plasters, and terracottas by Rodin, representing more than a century of acquisitions and gifts to the Museum, are displayed in the newly installed and refurbished B.

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Rodin has pronounced Rilke's essay the supreme interpretation of his work. A few years ago the sculptor expressed to the translators the wish that some day the book might be placed before the English-speaking public. The appreciation was published originally as one of a series of Art Monographs under the editorship of the late Richard Muther.5/5(1).

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Étude pour le Secret (Study for the Secret) Auguste Rodin (French, ) Signed A. Rodin Inscribed with the foundry mark A Rudier. Fondeur Paris Bronze with dark brown patina and lighter brown highlights Height: 4 3/4" (12 cm) Conceived in ; this example cast between Two examples cast by the Alexis Rudier foundry during Rodin's lifetime, and then 8 more examples cast by the.

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Though Rodin is considered a founder of modern sculpture, he did not set out to critique past classical traditions.

Thomas Fortune Ryan, principal founder of the Rodin collection at The Met, commissioned this cast from the sculptor’s studio. In a real sense, The Thinker is Rodin.

Brutishly muscled yet engrossed in thought, coiled in tension yet loose in repose, the sculpture, according to one early twentieth-century critic, embodies both "dream and action.".

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Although Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past. He was schooled traditionally, took a craftsman-like approach.most important sculptor of the transition period from the 19th to the 20th century. François-Auguste is considered brilliant innovator of sculpture and is one of the greatest sculptors of all time besides Praxiteles, Canova, Michelangelo and Cellini.

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