Administered by Santa Barbara County Santa Barbara Arts Commission P. O. Box 2369 Santa Barbara California 93120
Located Solvang Park Mission Drive & First Street Solvang California
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On back of sculpture, proper right side:) H.L.-N. (On back of sculpture, proper right side:) CIRE PERDUE/FAREVJLE (sic) (On front of base:) HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON (On front of base on plaque:) PRESENTED/TO THE/COMMUNITY OF SOLVANG/BY/FRIENDS OF DENMARK/SPONSORED BY THE/SOLVANG CHAPTER OF/REBILD NATIONAL PARK SOCIETY/1976/FERDINAND SORENSEN/CHAPTER PRESIDENT (On plaque on proper left side of base:) THIS MONUMENT OF/HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON/DENMARK'S RENOWNED/FAIRY TALE WRITER/WAS CREATED BY/HENRY LUCKOW NIELSEN/OF COPENHAGEN, DENMARK signed Founder's mark appears.
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Bronze bust of Hans Christian Anderson. He wears a top hat, jacket, high-collared shirt and bow tie. His head is turned up to the proper left. The sculpture rests on a base of mortared granite stone and concrete.