Alessandro Algardi

Alessandro Algardi : biography 31 July 1598 - 10 June 1654 Alessandro Algardi (31 July 1598 – 10 June 1654) was an Italian...

Alessandro Algardi

Alessandro Algardi : biography 31 July 1598 - 10 June 1654 Fuga d'Attila, St. Peter's Basilica. Early years Algardi was born in Bologna, where...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 In 1889, The Burghers of Calais was first displayed to general acclaim. It is...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 Portraiture was an important component of Rodin's oeuvre, helping him to win acceptance and...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 Rodin planned to stay in Belgium a few months, but he spent the next...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 François-Auguste-René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917), known as Auguste...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 A cast of The Thinker was placed next to his tomb in Meudon; it...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 Despite the title, St. John the Baptist Preaching did not have an obviously religious...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 He described the evolution of his bust over a month, passing through "all the...

Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin : biography 12 November 1840 - 1 November 1917 The next opportunity for Rodin in America was the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.The Indefatigable...