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This statue pays homage to an infamous son of Dublin in his time but a very cherished one now. The reclining Oscar is deep in thought and gazing across at the corner house where he was born. His father was a doctor and had his...More
At the corner of Merrion Square park, Dublin, you'll find this excellent monument to the playwright Oscar Wilde. The sculptor is Danny Osborne and finished in 1997. Impressive choice of varying stone and colour used. Different to say the least, from the position on the...More
The statue features Oscar Wilde in a relaxed pose, leaning back against the rock with a boyish grin on this face. He wears a green smoking jacket, black trousers and shoes. An interesting juxtaposition of formal and relaxed. To achieve the different colours, different parts...More
Known by the locals as "the fag on the crag" this life size statue of Oscar Wilde adds a touch of glamour to the corner of Merrion Square and is situated opposite the home in which Oscar Wilde was born. An interesting monument to visit...More
This monument is located directly opposite the childhood house of Oscar Wilde in a small park and near to the National Gallery - so there are other things to do in the immediate area.
Unlike most monuments or life sculptures this is really colourful and...More
A statue in colors, something unusual! Small size (life-size they say) with funny looking face (picturing both comedy and tragedy, well, he was serving both as a writer...).
Located at the northwest corner of Merrion Park.