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Camille Claudel (b. 1864, Fère en Tardenois / France, d. 1943, Avignon, France), one of the most important sculptors of her time, was the sister of the writer Paul Claudel and worked together with Auguste Rodin, whose pupil and lover she was. In 1882 she founded an artist's studio for girls in Paris. Since 1913 she stayed 30 years in a psychiatric institution. Famous works are 1884 "Torse de femme debut", 1884, "Torse féminin accroupie", 1885, "La Valse", 1892, "La Vague", 1900 etc.

Realism, Art Nouveau, sculpture, painting

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    TanzPlastik Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin