The Thinker Thinking Man by Auguste Rodin Bronze Desktop Statue Sculpture Figure 6" x 4"

$219.00
SKU: 95072

Condition: This sculpture is in a very perfect condition
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 6 X Width 4
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 4 Height without base: 5
Weight:3 LBS
Inventory:23-95072M2432

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

This bronze sculpture is a homage to Auguste Rodin's iconic masterpiece, The Thinker. Originally named The Poet, Rodin conceived this statue to represent Dante atop a door, contemplating the scene below. However, the figure's universal significance became evident as Rodin contemplated the human condition more broadly. The Thinker portrays a man engaged in solemn meditation, wrestling with a profound internal struggle. The distinctive pose, with hand to the chin, right elbow to the left knee, and a crouched position, lends a contemplative aura to the statue, inviting viewers to reflect deeply. Crafted with a two-toned patina featuring silver hair and brown skin, this 100% bronze sculpture is a testament to Rodin's mastery, created using the intricate Lost Wax Method and elegantly mounted on a marble base. Auguste Rodin, now revered as one of the greatest sculptors in history, faced a tumultuous early period marked by the monotony of art schools and poverty during wartime. Emerging from the shadows of the Franco-Prussian War, Rodin brought forth sculpture models that would reinvigorate France. Illustrated in the sculpture Eternal Idol, the tender embrace of two lovers exemplifies Rodin's skillful modeling of the human form, capturing a semi-impressionistic, semi-realistic image. This work reflects Rodin's enduring contribution to art, showcasing his ability to convey emotion and humanity through the sculpted medium.