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Auguste Rodin / Paul Gsell

Rodin on Art and Artists
The much reprinted classic. Rodin´s views on Art, Beauty, Nature, Roman & Greek Sculpture, worded by Paul Gsell in literary interview style.


ISBN: 0486244873 Paperback
Dover Publications
German: Diogenes Verlag, Zürich.
French: L'art / Auguste Rodin ; entretiens réunis par Paul Gsell.
The original 1911 edition consisted of 318 pages with variant illustrations and layout.

Frederik Grunfeld

Rodin: A Biography
A profound biography that covers many details from the artist´s life and work.


ISBN: 0306808269 Paperback - 800 pages 1 Da Capo edition;
Dimensions (in inches): 1.60 x 8.44 x 5.38

Ruth Butler

Rodin: The Shape of Genius
An authorative biography, based on research of new source material.


ISBN: 0300064985 Paperback
Yale University Press;
Dimensions: 1.19 x 10.00 x 7.01".

Rainer Crone, Siegfried Salzmann, Jacques de Caso,
David Moos, Ginger Danto, Ursula Heiderich, Claudie Judrin, Alain Kirili, Kirk Varnedoe

Rodin: Eros and Creativity
An ambitious book that accompanied the 1992 Rodin exhibition in the Bremer Kunsthalle and the Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany. Also available in German at Prestel, Munich. With high quality photos by Bruno Jarret and fine reproductions of Rodin´s drawings.


ISBN: 3791318098 Paperback - 236 pages; Prestel USA; Dimensions: 0.82 x 12.56 x 9.53"
Original German Edition: Prestel Verlag, München. Hardcover, 239 p., 24 x 42 cm. Also reprinted as a soft-cover edition.

Catherine Lampert

Rodin: Sculpture and Drawing

The catalog on the great exhibition in the London Hayward Gallery,
1 Nov. 1986-25 Jan. 1987, paying special attention to the relationship between Rodin´s drawings and his scultural work.


ISBN: 3791318098 Paperback; Yale University Press;
Dimensions: 0.78 x 11.25 x 10.02"

Dominique Jarassé

Rodin: A Passion For Movement
An affordable, richly illustrated introduction to Rodin´s work. Availaible in French and German as well. Photos mostly by Bruno Jarret and Adam Rzepka.


1995 English Edition:
ISBN: 2879390842
Editions Terrail, Paris.
Paperback - 224 pages ;
Dimensions: 0.79 x 11.87 x 9.49"
German: Faszination der Bewegung. Paperback, 224 p., ill; 24 x 30 cm.

Hélène Pinet

Rodin: The Hands of Genius


Originally published 1988 by Gallimard, Paris, "Les mains du génie", ISBN: 2070530655
English edition:
ISBN 0810928884
Harry N. Abrams, New York. 1992 Paperback, 143 pages, ill; Dimensions: 0.40 x 6.99 x 4.98"

J. A. Schmoll

Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel
An analysis of the complex triangle relation between Rodin and his model, lover and fellow-artist Camille Claudel, and his life-long companion, Rose Beurret.


Original German edition:
Pegasus Reihe, Prestel Verlag, München, 1994. Paperback, 128 p., ill; 16.5 x 24 cm.
English edition: Pegasus/ Prestel, New York, 1995.
ISBN: 3791313827
Hardcover - 128 pages;
Dimensions: 0.67 x 9.67 x 6.70"

Ruth Butler, Jeanine Parisier Plottel, Jane Mayo Roos

Rodin's Monument to Victor Hugo
The book to the exhibition around the Victor Hugo Monument, held at the LACMA, The Portland Art Museum and the Metropolitan from 17 Dec. 1998 -2 Jan. 2000. Organized by the Cantor Foundation.


ISBN: 1858940702
Merrell Holberton, London; Hardcover - 120 pages;; Dimensions: 0.69 x 10.97 x 9.01".
ISBN: 1858940710: exhibition paperback, 120 p., ill; 22 x 27 cm.

Kevin Kennon, Mario Gandelsonas, Ruth Butler

The Rodin Museum, Seoul
Text and photos documenting design and construction of the new Rodin Wing at the Ho-Am Art Museum/Samsung Foundation, Seoul, Korea


ISBN: 1568982356
Princeton Architectural Press, New York.
Hardcover, 96 p., ill; 17.5 x 29 cm.

John L. Tancock
(text and research),
Evan H. Turner

The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin :
The Collection of the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia.
A very profound scientific book on the Philadelphia Rodin collection with detailed data on related casts and versions in other Museums.


Original edition: 1975.
Paperback reprint edition:
ISBN: 0876330189
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1989. Paperback, 664 p., ill; 22 x 28 cm. Photos mostly B/W.

Irene S. Korn

Auguste Rodin : Master of Sculpture
An illustrated introduction to Rodin´s work, with very fine color plates.


ISBN: 1577170946 Hardcover Todtri Productions Ltd, New York,128 p., ill; Dimensions: 0.67 x 12.50 x 9.05"

Bernard Champigneulle

Rodin (World of Art)
A very lively and informative biographical book, with many B/W and colored illustrations


Original French edition:
Editions Aimery Somogy, Paris.
English edition (reprint):
ISBN: 0500200610
Thames & Hudson, London, paperback,

Mary L. Levkoff,
Los Angeles County
Museum of Art

Rodin in His Time : The Cantor Gifts to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
An art historical evaluation of Rodin´s place in the 19th century and the works donated to the LACMA by the Cantor Foundation, issued at the 20th anniversary of the 1973 donation .


Original edition:
ISBN: 050023678X,
LACMA, co-published by Thames and Hudson, New York/London, 1994,
hardcover, 232 p., ill; with superb photo prints.
Second edition: Rizzoli;2000
ISBN: 0847822990 Hardcover 232 p., ill. Dimensions: 1.05 x 12.03 x 8.88"

Joan Vita Miller,
Gary Marotta

Rodin: The B. Gerald Cantor Collection
This book was issued on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,April 19 - June 15, 1986.


ISBN: 0870994425 Hardcover
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Description:vii, 184 p., ill. (some col.); 29 cm.

John L. Tancock

Rodin Museum Handbook.
A concise overview of the Philadelphia collection, with B/W photos, preceding the 1976 scientific catalog by the same author.


ISBN: 0876330081 Paperback
Philadelphia Museum of Art,
Reprint 1997, 104 p., ill; 12 x 17 cm.

Flavid Fergonzi

Rodin and Michelangelo:
A Study in Artistic Inspiration

The book that accompanied the Philadelphia Rodin Museum exhibition on the influence Michelangelo had on Rodin.


ISBN: 0876331096
Philadelphia Museum of Art;

Claudie Judrin

Rodin : Aquarelles et Dessins Erotiques
A book on Rodin´s erotic drawings and watercolours by the Musée Rodin´s specialist.


ISBN: 2909808203 Paperback
Art Books Intl. Ltd.

Keith Cowling, Elizabeth Sharrat, Peter Aspley

From Rodin to Giacometti. Sculpture and Literature in France 1880-1950.


ISBN: 9042004789 Paperback
Rodopi Bv Editions

Christian Lenz,
J.A. Schmoll

Rodin und Helene von Nostitz
Catalog to the exhibition at the Neue Pinakothek, München,
26 Nov. 1999-13 Febr. 2000, on the relationship between Helene von Hindenburg, Rodin and other contemporaries.



ISBN: 382957021X, paperback. Umschau/Braus, Frankfurt, 143 p., ill; 22,5 x 28 cm. Mostly B/W photos, a few colored reproductions of drawings and paintings.


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