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The Thinker (Le Penseur)

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
1904
Culture:
French
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
Overall (with base): 70 1/2 × 55 3/4 in. (179.1 × 141.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Reproductions-Casts
Credit Line:
Gift of André Saglio, Commissioner of Fine Arts of the French Government at the St. Louis Exposition, 1904
Accession Number:
04.36
Not on view
Exhibited at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904. Several versions in bronze exist, such as MMA statuette of ca. 1880 (see 11.173.9).
André Saglio , Commissioner of Fine Arts of the French Government (in 1904, at the St. Louis Exposition)
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