Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was a French sculptor. Born in Paris, Rodin attended art school at a young age, but unable to advance to a higher education in art, he spent much of his early life working as a craftsman, doing decorative, architectural work. It wasn't until receiving a modest museum commission in 1880 that he was able to dedicate himself to his own art full-time. By 1900, his dominating artistic career was well-established. A prodigious worker, he remains best known for singular...See more