Thor’s battle against the Jötunns

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Carl Johan Bonnesen (26 May 1868 – 13 December 1933) was a Danish sculptor, he is author of this statue on the roof of…

..the Ny Carlsberg Brewhouse (Ny Carlsberg Bryghus) an historic building in the Carlsberg district of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ny Carlsberg Brewhouse is built in the Historicist style which also characterizes the rest of the Carlsberg area , its main source of inspiration comes from Italian Renaissance architecture. The building’s facade with its balcony is inspired by Palazzo Bevilacqua in Verona.

On the roof stands Carl Johan Bonnesen‘s large group sculpture “Thor‘s battle against the Jötunns“.

 

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