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RIA-Novosti Infographics. The Little Mermaid

Immortal Little Mermaid In August 1913, a statue of the heroine of Hans Chris- tian Andersen's fairytale The Little Mermaid was Height of the sculpture - 1,25 meters 175 kg Commissioned by Carl Jacobsen (brewer and art patron) opened in Copenhagen, Denmark. In May 2010, the famed sculpture was moved to Shanghai Sculptor Edvard Eriksen Primaballerina of the Royal Danish Ballet and wife of the sculptor, Ellen Price, modeled for the In May 2010, the famous statue statue of The Little Mermaid was installed in the center of Placed at Langelinie pier near the entrance to the city port the Danish pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai. During the statue's stay in Shanghai, it's place in Denmark will be occupied by a sculpture made by Chinese Sculpture bronze Plinth artists. granite During its almost 100-year history, The Little Mermaid has suffered graffiti, been dressed in an Islamic veil and had its hands and head cut off RIANOVOSTI 2010 www.rian.ru

RIA-Novosti Infographics. The Little Mermaid

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In August 1913, a statue of the heroine of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale The Little Mermaid was opened in Copenhagen, Denmark. In May 2010, the famed sculpture was moved to Shanghai.

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