The Thinker

The Thinker

Auguste Rodin (1840-1918)

This work, of worldwide fame, is undoubtedly one of the peaks of Rodin's art. It was not created as an isolated figure but as part of the monumental gateway known as the Porte de l'Enfer that the State commissioned him to create in 1880 for the future Musée des Arts Décoratifs ...
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Dimensions :
H. 40; L. 18; P. 19 cm
Museum :
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon
Theme :
Historical figures
Art movements :
20th century, 19th century
Maintenance :
Ne pas exposer à une source de chaleur directe. Nettoyage : chiffon doux et sec
Artist :
Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
Material :
Resin bronze patina
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Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

Auguste Rodin is considered to be the father of modern sculpture. Between scandals and shocks, he revolutionized artistic creation before Braque, Picasso or Matisse, and made it forever fall into modernity. He will reach an extraordinary posterity with generations of artists, from Carpeaux to Richier, Bourdelle, Claudel, Brancusi or Picasso.