Le Penseur (1902) by Auguste Rodin (1841-1917), Musee Rodin, Paris
French sculptor Rodin's most famous work, “The Thinker” was originally part of a larger work called “Gates of Hell,” based on The Divine Comedy, a poem by Dante Alighieri.
Instantly recognizable the world over, it has been described as “summing up the spirit of the day” as a monument to heroic labor.
Originally named The Poet; the piece was part of a commission by the Muse des Arts Decorates.
Our Design Toscano statement piece is cast in quality designer resin and finished with a rich, green bronze patina.
Medium: 6"Wx5"Dx10"H. 2 lbs.
Large: 9"Wx7½"Dx16"H. 6 lbs.
Estate: 13"Wx16"Dx25"H. 31 lbs.