Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) was a French artist who is considered the father of modern sculpture. Rodin’s work is characterized by its realism, emotion, and movement, and often explores the relationship between the body and space.

One of Rodin’s most famous works is The Thinker (1880), a life-size bronze sculpture that depicts a man in deep thought. The Thinker has become an icon of modern art, and has been reproduced in countless ways.

Rodin’s work has had a profound impact on the world of art, and he is considered one of the greatest sculptors of all time.