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Auguste Rodin Net Worth

Auguste Rodin Net Worth is
$18 Million

Auguste Rodin Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

François-Auguste-René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917), known as Auguste Rodin (/oʊˈɡuːst roʊˈdæn/ oh-GOOST roh-DAN; French: [oɡyst ʁɔdɛ̃]), was a French sculptor. 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 to his work, and desired academic recognition, although he was never accepted into Paris's foremost school of art.Sculpturally, Rodin possessed a unique ability to model a complex, turbulent, deeply pocketed surface in clay. Many of his most notable sculptures were roundly criticized during his lifetime. They clashed with the predominant figure sculpture tradition, in which works were decorative, formulaic, or highly thematic. Rodin's most original work departed from traditional themes of mythology and allegory, modeled the human body with realism, and celebrated individual character and physicality. Rodin was sensitive to the controversy surrounding his work, but refused to change his style. Successive works brought increasing favor from the government and the artistic community.From the unexpected realism of his first major figure – inspired by his 1875 trip to Italy – to the unconventional memorials whose commissions he later sought, Rodin's reputation grew, such that he became the preeminent French sculptor of his time. By 1900, he was a world-renowned artist. Wealthy private clients sought Rodin's work after his World's Fair exhibit, and he kept company with a variety of high-profile intellectuals and artists. He married his lifelong companion, Rose Beuret, in the last year of both their lives. His sculptures suffered a decline in popularity after his death in 1917, but within a few decades, his legacy solidified. Rodin remains one of the few sculptors widely known outside the visual arts community.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameAuguste Rodin
Date Of BirthNovember 12, 1840
Died1917-11-01
Place Of BirthParis, France
ProfessionWriter
EducationÉcole nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs
NationalityFrench
SpouseRose Beuret Mignon
ChildrenAuguste-Eugène Beuret
ParentsMarie Cheffer and Jean Baptiste Rodin
SiblingsMaria Rodin
AwardsLegion of Honour
Star SignScorpio
#Fact
1Rodin was involved in a controversial relationship with a fellow sculptor that he took under his guidance. Her name was Camille Claudel and they began a torrid affair which was destined not to flourish as Rodin was married. Camille Claudel never got over this and she was eventually committed to an institution for over 30 years where she died in 1943 with her family refusing to take her back home. It was felt at the time that Rodin had disowned her and this played a key part in her downfall.
2Famous French Sculpter who is best known For Le Baiser 1886 and The Thinker 1880.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Die Bürger von Calais1958TV Movie play

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Of Human Bondage1964sculptures

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian2009acknowledgment: 'The Thinker' by

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Romantic Versus Classical Art1973TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Subject
Those of Our Land1915Documentary

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sacha Guitry et le cinéma: un amour masqué2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Paris 19001947DocumentaryHimself

Known for movies


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