The Thinker

The Thinker

4525 Oak, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art , Kansas City, MO

Artist/Designer: Aguste Rodin

Dates: Installed in 1951, conserved and relocated in 1960


This famous sculpture by Rodin was a gift to Kansas City by Grant and Mathilde Rosenzweig and sits on the south lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. They contributed $60,000 to the City in 1948 for purchase by a committee who made this selection.