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Shakespeare Memorial

1926 by Alexander Stirling Calder

Shakespeare Memorial

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Memorial. Credit: R. Tarver for GPTMC


Here Stirling Calder takes another tradition — paired figures representing Comedy and Tragedy — and puts his own stamp on it. A morose Hamlet leans his head against a knife, while a laughing jester, Touchstone, lounges against him.


N 19th Street at Logan Square Logan Square Philadelphia, PA 19103

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