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
ASMUS JACOB CARSTENS
født i st. jørgen ved
10 mai 1754
død i rom 25 mai 1798
skiænket staden kiøbenhavn
af brygger carl iacobsen
t. stein 1880
The reliefs are signed T. Stein – A.J. Carstens / Invenit and T. Stein &ndashl Asmus Jacob Carstens / invenit.
asmus jacob carstens
af theobald stein
københavns kommune carl jacobsen
Sources & Information
Location (N 55°40'20" - E 12°34'22")
Item Code: dk083; Photograph: 12 July 2009
/ updated: 1 March 2011
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