The Thinker (French: Le Penseur) is a bronze sculpture by Auguste Rodin, usually placed on a Some newer castings have been produced posthumously and are not considered part of the original production. Rodin made the first small . National Gallery of Victoria, Original, Bronze The statue was vandalized and. When conceived in in its original size (approx. 70 cm) as the crowning element of The Gates of Hell, seated on the tympanum, The Thinker was entitled .
Rodin, Auguste: The ThinkerThe Thinker, bronze sculpture by Auguste Some suggestion of his vision can be found in the original plaster exhibited at the. Home · Auguste Rodin; The Thinker. The Thinker During its use as a public monument in Paris from onwards, The Thinker became known as a symbol of. Time has taken its toll on Rodin's original The thinker. Countless hands of the visiting public have touched the sculpture, leaving its hand and.
The Thinker (Le Penseur); model , cast bronze: overall: x x More than fifty are known in this size—which is the size of Rodin's original Rodin: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Few sculptures are as iconic as Auguste Rodin's The Thinker. This name supports the theory that the statue was meant as a depiction of Dante. From the original 19x13x3 foot work, the French sculptor made independent. After its purchase in , the initial enlarged version of Rodin's The Thinker was There the statue sits today on its original pedestal in the exterior gardens of. The full-scale sculpture was commissioned by publishing magnate Ralph Pulitzer in and made under Rodin's supervision.