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Camille Claudel

1864 - 1943

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Camille Rosalie Claudel (French pronunciation: [kamij klodɛl] (listen); 8 December 1864 – 19 October 1943) was a French sculptor known for her figurative works in bronze and marble. She died in relative obscurity, but later gained recognition for the originality and quality of her work. The subject of several biographies and films, Claudel is well known for her sculptures including The Waltz and The Mature Age.The national Camille Claudel Museum in Nogent-sur-Seine opened in 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camille Claudel has received more than 1,403,670 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Camille Claudel is the 8th most popular sculptor (up from 9th in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from France (down from 256th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Sculptor.

Camille Claudel was a French sculptor, and one of the few female sculptors of the 19th century. Her most famous work is a bust of her sister, Rose.

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Among sculptors, Camille Claudel ranks 8 out of 189Before her are Phidias, Myron, Praxiteles, Polykleitos, Benvenuto Cellini, and Alberto Giacometti. After her are Lysippos, Lorenzo Ghiberti, Antonio Canova, Constantin Brâncuși, Bertel Thorvaldsen, and Scopas.

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Among people born in 1864, Camille Claudel ranks 7Before her are Max Weber, Richard Strauss, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Alois Alzheimer, Wilhelm Wien, and Maurice Leblanc. After her are Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Alfred Hermann Fried, and Eleftherios Venizelos. Among people deceased in 1943, Camille Claudel ranks 7Before her are Nikola Tesla, Sergei Rachmaninoff, David Hilbert, Karl Landsteiner, Isoroku Yamamoto, and Pieter Zeeman. After her are Simone Weil, Boris III of Bulgaria, Henrik Pontoppidan, Theodor Eicke, Yakov Dzhugashvili, and Sophie Scholl.

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In France

Among people born in France, Camille Claudel ranks 272 out of 6,011Before her are Ferdinand Foch (1851), Maurice Leblanc (1864), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), Jules Massenet (1842), Désirée Clary (1777), and François de La Rochefoucauld (1613). After her are John the Fearless (1371), Jean Gabin (1904), Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan (1640), Gabriel Fauré (1845), Henry I of France (1008), and Simone Weil (1909).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, Camille Claudel ranks 2Before her are Auguste Rodin (1840). After her are Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834), Giambologna (1529), Marie Tussaud (1761), Paul Landowski (1875), Antoine Bourdelle (1861), Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Louise Bourgeois (1911), Rosa Bonheur (1822), François Rude (1784), and Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716).