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Category:Le Penseur (Jardin du musée Rodin)

The Thinker 
sculpture by Auguste Rodin, musée Rodin
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LocationMusée Rodin, Hôtel Biron, Invalides, 7th arrondissement of Paris, Rive Gauche, 6th arrondissement of Paris, Paris, Metropolis of Greater Paris, Île-de-France
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  • 1880
48° 51′ 20.19″ N, 2° 18′ 55.85″ E
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El pensador (ca); Le Penseur (fr); El pensador (lad); The Thinker (en); Le Penseur (Jardin du Musée Rodin) (cs); האדם החושב (he); El Pensador (es) escultura de Auguste Rodin, musée Rodin, Paris (es); sculpture d'Auguste Rodin, musée Rodin (fr); sculpture by Auguste Rodin, musée Rodin (en); scultura di Auguste Rodin (it); פסל (he); patông (ace) The Poet (en); Le Poète, Le Poète penseur (fr); el poeta (es)
English: Le Penseur ("The Thinker"), originally called Le Poète ("The Poet"), originated as a small figure near the top of Auguste Rodin's large work La Porte d'Enfer ("The Gates of Hell"). It shows a nude male figure in bronze sitting on a rock with his chin resting on one hand as though deep in thought. There are about 28 full-sized castings, in which the figure is about 186 cm. high, as well as various other versions, several in plaster, and studies and posthumous castings exist in a range of sizes. The first full-scale model was presented at the Salon des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1904. A public subscription financed a bronze casting in 1906, which is now on display in the Jardin du Musée Rodin.

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