El Pensador by Auguste Rodin -- Buenos Aires, Argentina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
S 34° 36.567 W 058° 23.296
21H E 372714 N 6169390
Quick Description: Réplica de El Pensador by Auguste Rodin
Location: Argentina
Date Posted: 11/29/2008 9:26:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM58TP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Lee-2
Views: 9

Long Description:
The bronze statue "El Pensador" or "The Thinker" is located in the Plaza del Congreso at the Western end point of the Avenida De Mayo. The statue is a replica of the original work by French sculptor Auguste Rodin in 1881.

Sitting symbolically infront of the Palacio del Congreso, the visitor gets a hint as to the mindset and mood of the people back in 1907 when the statue was dedicated.

Rodin WIKI
Plaza del Congreso WIKI
Musée Rodin in Paris

Where is original located?: Musée Rodin in Paris

Where is this replica located?: Plaza del Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Who created the original?: Auguste Rodin

Internet Link about Original: http://www.musee-rodin.fr/welcome.htm

Year Original was Created (approx. ok): 1881

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photo of the replica.
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