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The writer in the statue looks like an elf or Leprechaun with his green smoking jacket and mischievous grin. It's how you know you are at Merrion Square and across from the home of Oscar Wilde (not his birthplace which is not far) which is...More
The monument is easy to find at one of the corners of Merrion Square.
The sculpture was unveiled in 1997 and was designed and made by Danny Osborne. The two accompanying sculptures are a torso of Dionysus and Constance Lloyd, Wilde’s mother. The pillars they...More
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
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