Statues - Hither & Thither

Denmark
København
Region Hovedstaden

Amalienborg Slotsplads

Frederik V

1723-1766
King of Denmark and Norway, 1746-1766
(Wikipedia)
Jacques-Francois-Joseph Saly
1771

København /  Frederik V   København /  Frederik V

Description

Bronze equestrian statue.

Inscription(s)

friderico quinto
clementi
pacifico
artium tutori
ætas
grata foelix
socii
negotiationis asiaticæ
pietatis publicæ
monumentum
posuere
m dcc lxxi
On the sides four shields with texts:

ob
artes graecas et italas
academia nova
fundatas
soram restitutam
scholas litterarum
bergis et nidrosiae
institutas
studia doctrinae
missis per orientem
viris doctis
liberaliter adiuta
ob
urbem regiam
nova regione aedifictis
amplificatam ornatam
vias publicas
sua pecunia munitas
perfugia
honestae paupertati
patefacta
ob
mercaturae
curitatem opportunitates
praesidiis foederibus
exstructis in utroque mari portubus
restitutam auctas
rem rusticam
legibus institutis
emendatam
industriam omnium
favore liberalitate
excitatam sustentatam
ob
pacem
inter bellorum terrores
animo prudentia
fide foederibusque
firmatam
opesque regni
classibus exercitibus
provinciis
amplificatas

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°41'2" E 12°35'35"

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