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The Fiddler, the Mandolin Donkey and the Owl

Frank Meisler & Arie Ovadia
1990

Stratford-upon-Avon /  The Fiddler, the Mandolin Donkey and the Owl   Stratford-upon-Avon /  The Fiddler, the Mandolin Donkey and the Owl

Description

Lamppost, with at the top three sculptures:
    seated on the cross bar:
  1. Nick Bottom (a man with an ass's head) from Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's Dream (Wikipedia)..
  2. Tevye (or Topol), the fiddler from Fiddler on the roof by Joseph Stein (Wikipedia).
    Above the lamp is
  3. The owl from The owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear (Wikipedia).

Information Sign

Presented on behalf of
THE STATE OF ISRAEL
by the Jordan P. Snyder and
Irene Calig Snyder Foundation - USA.


Frank Meisler · Arie Ovadia
Sculptor       Chef d'atelier

Annotation

Commissioned on behalf of the State of Israel by the Jordan P. and Irene Callig Snyder Foundation.

Stratford-upon-Avon - The Fiddler, the Mandolin Donkey and the Owl

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bottom, Nick
  • Lear, Edward
  • Meisler, Frank
  • Ovadia, Arie
  • Owl
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Stein, Joseph
  • Tevye
  • Violin player
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 52°11'23" - W 1°42'17")

    Item Code: gbwm087; Photograph: 25 June 2014
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