The Witch’s Daughter - Frederick Stuart Church
Camille Claudel in her workshop (1887).
In 1884, a year after her first exhibiton she became a trainee under Rodin. Her roles would also include his assistant, muse, model and confidante. In 1885 Camille became an official collaborator of Rodin’s and with her friend Jessie worked in his studio. During her time with Rodin she helped him complete such pieces as Burghers of Calais in 1895 and Gates of Hell, 1900.
Limenitis. II. 1-4. Weidemeyerii (1888-1897). Plate from ‘Butterflies of North America’ by W. H. Edwards.
Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery.