Little mermaid-De lille Havfrue
The little mermaid became the symbol of Copenhagen. The world-famous heroine of Andersen tale Edvard Eriksen a sculptor saw it in a prophetic dream and prepared it. 1913.aug.24-I it was inaugurated. The little mermaid reflects a Copenhagen ballerina's features while he is it shape features, Eriksen modeled it after his wife, the ballerina was not willing naked since he is Elen Price model to be at a standstill. The Danish capital turned into his symbol sculpture the vandals set it soon their target. Prepared from the bronze little mermaid it was over in 100 years it was necessary to resume it many times. His head was cut off two times till now, once his faculty, but happened so, that the sculpture disappeared unexpected. Unknowns shoved the some 175 kg sculptures into water with the help of explosive. He managed to put back the sculpture, which retains a needle there at the Danish capital's coasts today yet, fortunately.