Naked came I: a novel of Rodin

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Morrow, 1963 - Art - 660 pages
A full chronicle of the sculptor's family, his love affairs, his fellow artists, and his works.

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The book that first got me interested in Auguste Rodin. I picked it up as a teenager because of its sexy title. I read it more than once and found his story to be very intriguing. Because of this book ... Read full review

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Read this book while studying Art History, then later I visited Paris and saw Rodin black marble sculptures in the park of The Tullieries, on public view standing on the grass. Awesome does not describe well the feeling expressed by these works of great emotional expression.
In the book the most interesting factor was Rodin's love hate relationship with a peasant girl who one day wandered into his studio, Claudine Claudel became a treat to the master artisan Rodin.
 

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