The Thinker

The Thinker

Auguste Rodin (1840-1918)

This work, which is famous throughout the world, is undoubtedly one of the pinnacles of Rodin's art. It was not created as an isolated figure, but as a part of the monumental gate, the so-called Gate of Hell, which the government ordered from Rodin in 1880 for the future Paris ...
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Dimensions :
H. 40; L. 18; P. 19 cm
Thème :
Art movements :
20th century, 19th century
Artiste :
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.