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Like some artists Rodin was not an overnight success Even though he was rejected numerous times from art schools because of his art style he prevailed in the end Rodin like many artists got their inspiration from other great and famous artists In Rodins case his inspiration came from Michelangelo In Rodins more famous works one can see the similarities between the two artists artworkRodins parents were not wealthy therefore he was not able to attend an art school of his choice His father however did send him to Petite cole a training ground for commercial draftsman and practiciens--cutters and finishers of work in stone Hale 38 At theage of seventeen Rodin won his first prize for a clay model and he came in second place for one of his drawings His teachers at Petite cole encouraged him to try for the Grande cole des Beaux-Arts Hale 39 He applied but was not accepted Not giving up hope Rodin appliedtwo more times but was rejected Determined to make a living he worked for a large commercial designer It was there that he created numerous objects with his hands anything from masks of gods to cupids This is where he began to see that he had a future in what he loved the most artEven though Rodin was an artist his career did not take off so soon When he was 22 his sister Maria died He anguished so much over her death that he decided to leave his art He quit everything and decided to enter the Order of the Fathers of the Very Holy Sacrament While living in the monastery Rodin confided in Father Eymard and he was the one that told Rodin to continue sculpting and not to give up Rodin eventually realized that religion was not his calling and once he had enough money saved up he moved into his first studio From that point on he was fully committed to his
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