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Évian-les-Bains
Haute-Savoie

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Le Penseur

The Thinker

Lorenzo de' Medici - Lorenzo the Magnificent (Lorenzo il Magnifico) Florence 1449 - Careggi 1492
Italian statesman and de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic
(Wikipedia)
Michelangelo
ca. 1900 (copy)

Évian-les-Bains /  Le Penseur   Évian-les-Bains /  Le Penseur

Description

Bronze statue of a sitting man in a thinking pose. Bronze copy of Michelangelo's marble statue of Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, called "Il Penseroso" (The Thinker). This 1531 statue is in the Medici Chapel, Church of San Lorenzo, Florence.

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Location (N 46°24'5" - E 6°35'27")

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