Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: stonehenge/previews
From: (Jeff Davis)
Date: 1991-04-16, 07:03

In article <865@adimail.UUCP> tel@adimail.UUCP (Terry Monks) writes:
> >In article <1991Apr14.072025.14484@neon.Stanford.EDU>, sellis@neon.Stanford.EDU (Steven Clay Ellis) writes:
>> >> 
>> >> Actually, I believe that Stanford has the world's largest collection
>> >> of Rodin sculpture (the collection includes _The Thinker_). 
>> >> 
> >The problem with Rodin is that there are castings of his stuff everywhere. There
> >is also a Thinker in Baltimore, and I think at the Tate in London. I was very
> >disappointed when I found this out, but now I don't think it's so bad. This way
> >more people get to enjoy them. Once you cast a sculpture, I guess it's impossible
> >to say where the original is.

Rodin supervised two castings of "The Thinker". One of which, amazingly enough,
is at the University of Louisville. The original -- expensive -- one is,
of course, somewhere else.
-- Is this a long trip or a short trip?