The Messenger of Zadkine (Le Messager de Zadkine) is a monumental bronze work by artist Ossip Zadkine. It was gifted by the Broere Charitable Foundation  to the Monaco Oceanographic Institute in recognition of its efforts to protect the oceans. Cornelis Broere expressed a wish for the sculpture to be placed close to the Oceanographic Museum, in harmony with Albert I’s desire to bring together art and science: “To bring crashing together the two driving forces of civilisation: Art and Science.” The Messenger, also known as The Bearer of Gifts or The Navigator, was produced based on an original work in wood presented during the Universal Exposition of 1937.

This bronze version, unveiled on 7 November 2022 by the Sovereign Prince Albert II, is the third in a series of eight produced on the basis of the original by the Susse Frères Foundry in 1992.

Ossip Zadkine (28 January 1888 – 25 November 1967) was a Russian-French artist. He is best known as a sculptor, but also produced paintings and lithographs.

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