Statues - Hither & Thither

Denmark
København
Region Hovedstaden

Rådhuspladsen
(Rådhus)

Absalon

c. 1128-1201
Bishop of Sjæland and founder of Copenhagen
Vilhelm Bissen
1872 (1899-1900)

København /  Absalon   København /  Absalon

Description

Partly gilt bronze statue in de front façade of the town hall.

Inscription(s)

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erkebiskop absalon mcxxviii-mcci
siællands biskop
denne stads grvndlægger
lvnd roskild

(Archbishop Absalon 1128-1201, Bishop of Sjæland and founder of this city).

Annotation

Modelled 1872. Modified and cast 1899-1900.

Sculptor

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Location (N 55°40'32" - E 12°34'9")

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