Prague. Franz Kafka Statue. Was unveiled in December 2003. It stands next to the Spanish Synagogue in Prague's Jewish Quarter.

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Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

This interesting metal statue by sculptor Jaroslav Rona is based on a vivid description that appears in Franz Kafka's early short story "Description of a Struggle." Kafka wrote of a young man riding on another man's shoulders through the streets of Prague. In Rona's work, that figure is Kafka himself sitting astride a headless man.

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Nadia Kushnir on August 11, 2012

Саша! Думаю, что ответ на этот вопрос надо искать не столько у Ярослава Роны, сколько у самого Кафки! Спасибо тебе и Богдану!

J/Conny on August 12, 2012

Interesting sculpture,I like it

Greetings from,Spain

Nadia Kushnir on August 12, 2012

Muchas gracias, Juana!

Ivan Logvinov on August 25, 2012

Красивый монумент!

Nadia Kushnir on August 25, 2012

Довольно дерзкое решение.... Спасибо, Иван!

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Photo taken in Old Town, 110 00 Prague-Prague 1, Czech Republic

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