Statues - Hither & Thither

Denmark
København
Region Hovedstaden

Ørsteds Parken

Bertel Thorvaldsen

København 1770 - id. 1844
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia)
Einar Utzon-Frank
1954

København /  Bertel Thorvaldsen

Description

Bronze statue of Thorvaldsen sitting on a couple of wooden crates. In his hand he holds a modelling tool. The damp cloth has been taken from the clay figure, which is a first version of the Self Portrait Statue leaning against "Hope" (1839, Thorvaldsens Museum).

Information Sign

bertel thorvaldsen
1770-1844
af einar utzon-frank
1888-1955
opstillet 1854
københavns kommune   zacharias jacobsens legat

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°40'49" E 12°33'54"

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