The Thinker (Le Penseur)

Bronze | 71.5 x 36.4 x 59.5cm | model 1880, cast 1901

Auguste Rodin

The Thinker was originally conceived not in heroic isolation, but as part of Rodin's monumental Gates of Hell—a pair of bronze doors intended for a museum of decorative arts in Paris. Although the doors were never cast during the sculptor's lifetime,...
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