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Unique equestrian statue

Carl Nielsen was a composer and his wife was the artist who designed this sculpture. Although... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
on_the_go_98765
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This statue is one of many which decorate Copenhagen and has a regal air to it. I wouldn't go out... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
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6 Oct 2017
“Unique equestrian statue”
26 Sep 2017
“Regal”
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Carl Nielsen was a composer and his wife was the artist who designed this sculpture. Although there are many equestrian statues around Copenhagen (and indeed the whole world), because this depicts a naked youth riding bareback, it stands out from the crowd. No earthly adornments...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

This statue is one of many which decorate Copenhagen and has a regal air to it. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it though.

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The statue is nice work of the Danish sculptor Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen commemorating her husband, the great composer, Carl Nielsen. The full name of the statue is “The Young Man playing Pan-pipes on a Winless Pegasus” and it was finished in 1939.

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