The Thinker

Bronze | 72 x 38.5 x 55in | 1880; probably cast c. 1949

Auguste Rodin; Alexis Rudier

This iconic sculpture is Rodin's most famous work. Originally it was conceived as a portrait of the poet Dante (1265-1321) for a bronze door representing the Gates of Hell in the Decorative Arts Museum, Paris. Over time, it evolved into a more generi...
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