Statues - Hither & Thither

Denmark
København
Region Hovedstaden

Dantes Plads 7
(Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, front)

Statuer og Buster på facaden af Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Statues and Busts at the Façade of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Various sculptors
c. 1907

København /  Statuer og Buster på facaden af Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

Description

At the front façade of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek are eight busts and two statues of sculptors, who were the most admired by Carl Jacobsen, founder of the museum. North of the entrance French sculptors, south Danish sculptors. Their names are in richly decorated cartouches on the wall above them.

Statues

PAUL DUBOIS

Paul Dubois
Nogent-sur-Seine 1829 - Paris 1905
French sculptor and painter
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Raoul Larche; Signed: raoul larche

J.A. JERICHAU

Jens Adolph Jerichau
Assen, 1816 - Neder Draaby 1883
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

Busts of French sculptors

CONST. MEUNIER

Constantin Meunier
Etterbeek 1831 - Elsene 1905
Belgian sculptor and painter
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

RODIN

Auguste Rodin
Paris 1840 - Meudon 1917
French sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

FALGUIÈRE

Alexandre Falguière
Toulouse 1831 - Paris 1900
French sculptor and painter
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

CARPEAUX

Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
Valenciennes 1827 - Courbevoie 1875
French sculptor and painter
(Wikipedia).

Sculpted by Léon Fagel; Signed: l. fagel / paris 1907

Busts of Danish sculptors

H.W. BISSEN

Herman Wilhelm Bissen
Schleswig 1798 - København 1868
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

H.E. FREUND

Hermann Ernst Freund
Uthlede 1786 - København 1840
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

JOHS. WIEDEWELT

Johannes Wiedewelt
København 1731 - København 1802
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

TH. STEIN

Theobald Stein
København 1829 - København 1901
Danish sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Sculptor unknown

Sculptors

Tags

  • Carpeaux, Jean-Baptiste
  • Dubois, Paul
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Falguière, Alexandre
  • Freund, H.E.
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Jerichau, J.A.
  • Meunier, Constantin
  • Painter
  • Rodin, Auguste
  • Sculptor
  • Statue
  • Stein, Th.
  • Wiedewelt, Johs.
  • Locatie (N 55°40'22" - E 12°34'21")

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