Located in front of the Rafael Hotel just off the Country Club Plaza, the Boy with Thorn sculpture is an exact replica of the same statue in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.

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  1. Very interesting! I’ve never noticed this sculpture before, nor did I see it in the Uffizi Gallery when we were there last year. I’m going to have to go check it out sometime.

    • Since I started this sculpture and fountain scavenger hunt on Monday, I’ve been amazed at some of the works of art that I’d overlooked living here for several years. It’s been fun!

      Here’s a link to an image of the Boy with Thorn in the Uffizi Gallery: http://www.mega.it/eng/egui/monu/ufuu.htm


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Shutterbug Sage began as a 365 photo project.


Photography, Sculptures of Kansas City