Rodin's Art: The Rodin Collection of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University

Albert E. Elsen, Rosalyn Frankel Jamison


a phenomenal publication! an important quantity cataloging the Rodin assortment at Stanford college. while virtually a hundred pages are devoted to The Burghers of Calais, you recognize you're in for a big treat.

Don't question me why it's positioned out by means of Oxford UP and never Stanford's press!

stanford's blurb:
Albert Elsen collaborated with Rosalyn Frankel Jamison to assemble this vast 662-page quantity. just like the shorter catalogue, it really is edited by way of the Center’s leader Curator, Bernard Barryte. Hardcover $75.00, paperback $55.00; ISBN 0-19-513381-1.

amazon's blurb:
The past due Albert Elsen was once the 1st American student to check heavily the paintings of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, and the individual so much accountable for a revival of curiosity within the artist as a latest innovator--after years in which the sculpture have been pushed aside as loads Victorian bathos. After a fortuitous assembly with the financier, philanthropist, and paintings collector B. Gerald Cantor, Elsen helped Cantor to accumulate an important number of Rodin's paintings. a wide a part of this assortment, which includes greater than two hundred items, was once donated to the Stanford Museum through Mr. Cantor, who died lately. In dimension it's passed in simple terms the through the Musée Rodin in Paris and rivaled merely through the gathering in Philadelphia. In scope the gathering is exclusive in having been rigorously chosen to give a balanced view of Rodin's paintings all through his life.
Rodin's artwork contains a lifetime's techniques on Rodin's profession, surveying the artist's accomplishments during the exact dialogue of every item within the assortment. it's going to start with essays at the formation of the gathering, the reception of Rodin's paintings, and his casting innovations. The entries that persist with are prepared topically and comprise vast discussions of Rodin's significant tasks.

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