Statues - Hither & Thither

Croatia
Zagreb
Grad Zagreb

Ulica Vladimira Vidriča

Mali Princ

Le Petit Prince

Main character in Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1943)
(Wikipedia)
Nada Orel
1985 (1987)

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Description

Bronze statue of the Little Prince sweeping one of his vulcanos on his "astroid B 612". On the side is the mysterious rose that began growing on the asteroid's surface. In addition to this bronze figure there are five carved stone blocks with scenes from the story. The blocks are connected by stone paths.

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Astroid B 612: vulcano (left), the rose (center) and the name (right)

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The planet with the lamplighter, inscription:
Dobro veče - Dobro jutro / Good evening - good morning

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Drawing of the cat and ?

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The planet of the drunkard.
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Unknown.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Fictional character
  • Lamplighter
  • Orel, Nada
  • Petit Prince, Le
  • Rose
  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
  • Statue (boy)
  • Volcano
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 45°48'43" - E 16°1'22")

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