Statues - Hither & Thither

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Dantes Plads 7
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, side Niels Brocks Gade)

Asmus Jacob Carstens

Schleswig 1754- Roma 1798
Danish-German painter
Theobald Stein
Thiébaut (Paris)
1880

København /  Asmus Jacob Carstens   København /  Asmus Jacob Carstens

Description

Bronze statue of Carstens is sitting on an ancient base with Romulus and Remus with the wolf and a sitting sphinx. On the front of the base the winged genius of painting wearing a Phrygian cap and with a raised torch; at his feet on the right a palette, brushes and laurels. On the two sides square bronze reliefs after Carstens's original drawings, on the left "Jason and the Golden Fleece", on the right "Night with her children, Sleep and Death."

 
Jason and the Golden Fleece

Night with her children, Sleep and Death

Inscription(s)

ASMUS JACOB CARSTENS
ASMUS IAKOB
CARSTENS
født i st. jørgen ved
slesvig
10 mai 1754
død i rom 25 mai 1798
skiænket staden kiøbenhavn
af brygger carl iacobsen
mdccclxxx

Signature

t. stein 1880
thiebaut-freres Fondeurs

The reliefs are signed T. Stein – A.J. Carstens / Invenit and T. Stein &ndashl Asmus Jacob Carstens / invenit.

Information Sign

maleren
asmus jacob carstens
1754-1798 af theobald stein
1829-1901
opstillet 1894
københavns kommune   carl jacobsen

Sculptor

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Location (N 55°40'20" - E 12°34'22")

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Item Code: dk083; Photograph: 12 July 2009  / updated: 1 March 2011
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