The only statue in colour in Dublin is of one of the nation's most colorful characters, Oscar Wilde. Sitting in the characteristically beautiful & historic Georgian area of Dublin on the corner of Merrion square Park, the green, pink and shiny black tones reflect the flamboyance in the life and art of Wilde, the world-famous author, playwright and poet, who was born in the house at 1 Merrion Square opposite this sculpture, and gave the world such timeless works as The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband and The Picture of Dorian Gray. Famous quotes of Wilde, depicting his remarkable wit, are etched on pillars in front of the sculpture and you can see this unique memorial and learn more about the fascinating & tumultuous life of Oscar Wilde on the Free Literary Walk, a recommended free walking tour.

Learn more about Oscar Wilde Sculpture on one of these tours: Literary Walk Tour, Irish Literature Walking Tour