Auguste Rodin HRSA
Born 12 November 1840
Died 17 November 1917
Active: 1891 - 1917
Country of birth and death: France
Received technical training under Barye the animalier, then employed in the studios of Carrier-Belleuse. Moved to Brussels to pursue own work, notably 'The Age of Bronze' c.1877.
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Exhibited Whistler Memorial
Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at Leeds City Art Gallery, The Spring Exhibition, 1908
'George Bernard Shaw, Esq.'
Exhibited at Corporation of Manchester Art Gallery, Twenty-Fifth Autumn Exhibition, 1907
'George Bernard Shaw, Esq.'
Exhibited at Laing Art Gallery and Museum, Special Loan Collection of Selected Modern Pictures, 1914
'The Man with the Broken Nose'
Exhibited at Laing Art Gallery and Museum, Exhibition of Works by Modern French Artists, 1921
Exhibited at First Exhibition of the Society of Scottish Artists, 1892
Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition, 1826-
1891 - 1976
Exhibited at the annual exhibition 18 times: 1891 (1 work), 1902 (2 works), 1904 (1 work), 1905 (1 work), 1907 (1 work), 1908 (2 works), 1909 (1 work), 1911 (6 works), 1912 (1 work), 1913 (4 works), 1915 (17 works), 1917 (1 work), 1918 (2 works), 1929 (3 works), 1954 (2 works), 1958 (1 work), 1964 (3 works) and 1976 (3 works)
Institutional and Business Connections
Elected honorary member of The Royal Scottish Academy
Personal and Professional Connections
Lover of Camille Claudel
Taught Fanindra Nath Bose
1912 (Circa) - 1915 (Circa)
Bose won Travelling Scholarship while at ECA, he spent it in Paris where he made a great impression on Rodin.
Teacher to Gustav Natorp
In 1882 Natorp went to seek Rodin's 'valuable advice' with 'Pen' Browning and George Washington Kinloch. (See Catherine Lampert, 'Rodin', London, 2006, p.35, and various references in Claudine Mitchell, Editor, 'Rodin: the Zola of Sculpture', Aldershot, 2004). Natorp collected Rodin's sculpture and owned at least four important works.
Catalogue of the Exhibition of Works by Modern French Artists, May 1921
Cat. Nos. 104-115, pp. 13, 14
Catalogue of the Loan Exhibition of Works Organised by the Contemporary Art Society, Winter 1911
Cat. Nos. 270, 271, 272, 274, 275, 276, pp. 41, 42
Catalogue of the Special Loan Collection of Selected Modern Pictures, November 1914
Cat. No. 88
Catalogue of the Spring Exhibition, The City Art Gallery, Leeds 1908
Cat. No. 481, pp. 43, 90
Catalogue of the Twenty-Fifth Autumn Exhibition, 1907
Cat. No. 278, pp. 50, 61
Citing this record
'Auguste Rodin HRSA', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1210849605, accessed 20 Dec 2014]