Auguste Rodin
The Thinker
bronze, 1880
Rodin Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"The Thinker" was originally conceived by the artist as Dante Alighieri, contemplating his Inferno. He
sat atop the monumental work "The Gates of Hell," which is comprised of 200 individual figures.
Auguste Rodin: The Thinker
Photo credit: Photo by Bob Krist 1999 by Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation.