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  • Auguste Mote As The Founder Of Sociology: Auguste Comte

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    Auguste Comte Considered to be the founder of sociology, Auguste Comte was born on January 19, 1798 in Montpellier, France (Wikipedia). Auguste was also known as a French Philosopher (Editors). Auguste’s parents Louis and Rosalie were both Roman Catholics and monarchists, and his father was a tax official (Editors). Auguste was born near the end of the French Revolution and his society came across violent conflict and feelings of alienation (Editors). This influenced his later studies. At only 16

  • Auguste Escoffier

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    Auguste Escoffier Auguste Escoffier was born on October 28, 1846, in the village of Villeneuve-Loubet, France. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Escoffier and his wife Madeleine Civatte. His father was the villages blacksmith, farrier, locksmith, and maker of agricultural tools. Escoffier's childhood dream was to become a sculptor. Unfortunately he was forced to give up that dream at the age of thirteen, just after he celebrated his first Holy Communion Escoffier was told he was going to be a

  • Auguste Rodin

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was born on November 12th 1840 in Paris, France. Very few would dispute the statement that Rodin was the greatest genius in the world of sculpture in the late 19th century. There were very few artists who faced the criticism; slander and personal insults during their lifetimes as was given to Rodin likewise there are few artists who have known such personal glory during their carriers. Rodin's sculpture was so powerful and original that those in control of the art world

  • Auguste Comte: The Father Of Sociology, By Auguste Comte

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    Auguste Comte was born in the late eighteenth century. His family was devout Catholic’s, and enforced their religion onto him as a young child. Comte is viewed as a Positivistic- Organic theorist, and is known as the ‘Father of Sociology’. When Comte became older he began to turn his back on Catholicism. He was heavily influenced by Henri Saint- Simon, and Adam Smith. After working with Saint- Simon they had a falling out. Comte was married for a short time and referred to his marriage as a “domestic

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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    the world."~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In the village of Cagnes-sur-mer, France in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Pierre-Auguste Renoir died on the 3rd of December, 1919 at the age of 78. During his lifetime he had many supporters and followers, and it was clear that being an artist was not just an occupation to him, but a way of life. REWIND. An exceptionally talented baby was born on February 25, 1841 in Limoges, France. This beautifully artistic baby was named Pierre-Auguste Renoir. During his lifetime

  • Works of Auguste Rodin

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    Auguste Rodin was born in 1840 and died in 1917, a year before the end of World War I. He was one of the most illustrious artists of his time, and in the eyes of posterity he remains, surely, the greatest name in Western Sculpture since Michelangelo. His style was both classic and romantic, and to his contemporaries it was also revolutionary, for although Rodin followed routine closely, he presented it exactly as he saw and experienced it, and refused to be bound by the artistic conventions of

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 1841 to a tailor and dressmaker. He attended a Christian Brother's School where he was taught the rudiments of drawing. At the age of 13 he was apprenticed to a firm of porcelain painters, Levy Freres et Compagnie, whose workshops were near the Louvre. At the same time, he took drawing lessons from the sculptor Callouette. After serving his apprenticeship as a porcelain painter, he worked for a M. Gilbert, a manufacturer of blinds. In 1860

  • Pierre Auguste Renoir

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    Pierre Auguste Renoir was a late nineteen- century French impressionist painter whose works were often ridiculed throughout his life, because of his sensuous celebration of women and nature. He was considered to be one of the most famous artists of his generation, due to his representation sensuality and pleasure in his paintings. When his paintings were first exhibited, they were considered to be shocking and culturally taboo, however after time society became more accepting of Renoir’s style

  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

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    Pierre-Auguste Renoir Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 1841 to Marguerite Merlet and Léonard Renoir. In 1844 his family moved to Paris and by 1854, at the young age of thirteen, began painting flowers on porcelain cups and saucers. Through his parents, he began as a painter for the porcelain industry; his parents felt this was the perfect start for the beginnings of an artist. He came from the town of Limoges, where porcelain became almost a symbol of status and wealth. By 1860 he had left

  • Auguste Rodin's Life and Accomplishments

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    The Thinker “Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely” -Auguste Rodin The quote above, perfectly describes the kind of person Rodin was, and the type of art he produced. Rodin is known as a very proactive, persevering, and innovative man from history. One of Rodin’s most amazing sculptures, The Thinker, is renowned as one of the most innovative and inspiring art pieces ever created. This magnificent and fascinating sculpture was so influential because of its themes of

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