Watermill on the Seine
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Hugues Fadin|
|20.08 km2 (7.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||300/km2 (770/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||60–113 m (197–371 ft)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Nogent-sur-Seine (French: [nɔ.ʒɑ̃.syʁ.sɛn] ) is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France. The headquarters of The Soufflet Group is located here, as is the Musée Camille Claudel. The large Nogent Nuclear Power Plant is located here.
Sculptor Camille Claudel lived in Nogent-sur-Seine with her family from 1876 to 1879.
Frédéric Moreau, the hero of Gustave Flaubert's novel Sentimental Education, is a native of Nogent-sur-Seine.
The abbey of Nogent-sur-Seine was destroyed during the French Revolution. Fragments of it were used in 1817 in making the canopy over the graves of Pierre Abélard and Héloïse d'Argenteuil at the Père Lachaise Cemetery.
Nogent-sur-Seine is twinned with:
Aube is a French department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France. As with sixty departments in France, this department is named after a river: the Aube. With 305,606 inhabitants (2012), Aube is 76th department in terms of population. The inhabitants of the department are known as Aubois or Auboises
Camille Claudel 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.
Vitry-sur-Seine is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. It is located 7.5 km (4.7 mi) from the centre of Paris.
Paul Dubois was a French sculptor and painter from Nogent-sur-Seine. His works were mainly sculptures and statues, and he was also a portrait painter.
Arcis-sur-Aube[aʁ.si.syʁ.ob] is a French commune in the Aube department in the Grand Est region of north-central France.
Villeneuve-sur-Fère is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.
Alfred Boucher was a French sculptor who was a mentor to Camille Claudel and a friend of Auguste Rodin.
Nogent is the name or part of the name of several communes in France:
Bar-sur-Seine (German:Barbis) is a French commune in the Aube department in the Grand Est region of north-central France.
The 3 arrondissements of the Aube department are:
The arrondissement of Nogent-sur-Seine is an arrondissement of France in the Aube department in the Grand Est region. It has 79 communes. Its population is 54,067 (2016), and its area is 1,223.6 km2 (472.4 sq mi).
Volubilis ("intertwined") is a series of marble sculptures by French sculptor Alfred Boucher (1850–1934), mentor to Camille Claudel and friend of Auguste Rodin.
The Nogent Nuclear Power Plant is located in the French commune of Nogent-sur-Seine, on the right bank of the Seine, in the west of the Aube department. It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) to the west of Troyes and 120 kilometres (75 mi) south-east of Paris.
Bessy is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France that lies 43 km east of Nogent-sur-Seine.
Mesgrigny is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France. It is a small village located in the canton of Creney-près-Troyes and the arrondissement of Nogent-sur-Seine. It is located 120 km from Paris and 310 km from the port at Calais. Nearby towns include Méry-sur-Seine, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) north; Vallant-Saint-Georges, 2.5 km (1.6 mi) southeast; and Châtres, 4 km (2.5 mi) northwest. M. Jean-Marc Tranchand is the current Mayor of the township (2008–14).
Perseus and the Gorgon is a 1902 monumental sculpture by Camille Claudel. It represents a mythological scene which refers to the artist's own life. The work achieved a great notoriety throughout the years.
The canton of Nogent-sur-Seine is an administrative division of the Aube department, northeastern France. Its borders were modified at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Nogent-sur-Seine.
The Waltz or The Waltzers is a sculpture by French artist Camille Claudel. It depicts two figures, a man and a woman, locked in an amorous embrace as they dance a waltz. The work was inspired by Claudel's burgeoning love affair with her mentor and employer Auguste Rodin. Various versions were made from 1889 to 1905, initially modelled in plaster, and later cast in bronze. Examples are held by the Musée Rodin and the Musée Camille Claudel.
The Musée Camille Claudel is a French national museum which honors and exhibits the art of sculptor Camille Claudel, who was a student and then an associate of Auguste Rodin in the late 19th century before working on her own. The museum displays approximately half of Claudel's existing artwork. The Claudel museum was opened in 2017 in her teenage home town of Nogent-sur-Seine, 100 kilometers southeast of Paris.
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