Statues - Hither & Thither

Denmark
Roskilde
Region Sjælland

Stændertorvet

Hroar og Helge

Hroar and Helge

Hroar (Hroðgar) Halfdansson (ca. 526-590), legendary king of Denmark
Helge (Halga) Halfdansson, his brother.
Johan Georg Castonier Galster
L. Rasmussens Broncestøberi (København)
1939

Roskilde /  Hroar og Helge   Roskilde /  Hroar og Helge

Description

Bronze sculpture of two male nudes.

Inscription(s)

jeg knejse vil med kronen
ved lejrekilder
og holde ret i riget
og rejse staden
jeg sejler vore snekker
paa søens vover
og hævder danmarks hæder
paa alle have

Signature

johan galster 1939
l rasmussens broncestøberi kbhvn

Annotation

First prize in the competition for the decoration of the Stændertorvet.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 55°38'30" - E 12°4'52")

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