The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare
The Minotaur and the Hare

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The statue features a female hare and a male Minotaur seated on an oversized bench, based on a bronze original. Up close can be seen cogs and cooker hobs, screws etc, creating a textured, tactile finish.

The Minotaur and the Hare




scrap metal

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Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription, the Baker Family, and Beaufort Homes

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at all times

Inscription description

THE MINOTAUR / AND THE HARE / Sophie Ryder 1995 / Purchased by public / subscription 1998 / with the generous / support of — / Beaufort Homes / the Baker family / and the people of / Cheltenham


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Located at

The Promenade, Cheltenham

GL50 1NE

Located at the centre of the pedestrian precinct, opposite Cavendish House.