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Biography - Auguste Rodin:

French sculptor.
Born: 1840 - Died: 1917
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.




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I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.




Quotes for: nature


Quotes

Quotes about nature:


Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.





Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.











Quotes for: flower


Quotes

Quotes for: flower


"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."





Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.





Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.





Earth laughs in flowers.





Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you.






Flowers are the beautiful words and hieroglyphics of Nature, by which she indicates how much she loves us.











Quotes for: artist


Quotes

Quotes for: artist


Whoever wants to know something about me - as an artist which alone is significant - they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognise what I am and what I want.





The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.





Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.





Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.





Great artists have no country.





Every human being should be an artist. Everything can become beautiful art.











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Auguste Rodin also said...


The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and it is impossible to say that in some among them drawing and color are better or worse than in others.





Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.





There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.





Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages.





To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.





Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.












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