A man sits in solitude, bent over and deep in thought. Despite his peaceful appearance, he seems to hold a meditative focus. A metaphor for contemplation, this man embodies the universal being. The piece pays homage to August Rodin and his portrayal of Dante. Far from the image of Atlas and his powerful body, Carnaille’s Thinker reveres a moral virtue superior to all physical strength.
« Art is the most sublime mission of man, since it is the expre ssion of thought seeking to understand the world and to make it understo od. »