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Discus Thrower Sculpture

skulp' cher, (1) the art of carving, modeling or welding works of art in three dimensions; (2) works of sculpture

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Francois-Auguste-Rene Rodin
François-Auguste-René Rodin
is probably best known for the sculpture popularly known as The Thinker, which is actually meant to be a representation of Dante, author of the classic work of literature called The Inferno, and which was originally part of the design for a door.
Daniel Chester French
Daniel Chester French
was one of the most productive sculptors of his time. His many monumental works include The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts, and the statue of Abraham Lincoln that dominates the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Augustus Saint-Gaudens
built his reputation by completing portrait commissions for prominent New Yorkers. He subsequently built a tremendous reputation based on his monumental depictions of several Civil War heroes. He is also responsible for one of the rarest and most valuable of all U.S. coins.
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