Auguste Rodin

A new survey of the life and art of the great sculptor.

Jane Mayo Roos


Price: USD$69.95



  • Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) was the foremost sculptor of the nineteenth century: he created such iconic, profoundly expressive works as The Kiss, The Thinker and The Gates of Hell
  • Comprehensive monograph treating all Rodin’s major pieces in their biographical, social and historical framework
  • Numerous illustrations of Rodin's sculptures (sometimes in situ and in detail), maquettes and works on paper, plus photographs of the artist at work and of his family
  • Thorough account of the commission, design and making of Rodin's greatest sculptures, ranging from The Burghers of Calais to such important portraits as those of Victor Hugo and Honoré de Balzac
  • A highly readable introduction that, in its breadth and insights, will also appeal to specialists


    About the author(s)
    Jane Mayo Roos is an award-winning scholar who has published and lectured widely on the sculpture of Auguste Rodin. Formerly Professor of Art History at Hunter College in New York City and a Visiting Lecturer in Christie's Graduate Programme in Connoisseurship, her published works include Rodin's Monument to Victor Hugo (1998).


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