Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien
(1830 - 1898)
Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien was active/lived in Norway. Brynjulf Bergslien is known for portrait bust, statue sculpture.
Biography Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien
Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien (12 November 1830 – 19 September 1898) was a noted Norwegian sculptor.
Bergslien was born in Voss in Hordaland county, Norway. He was a son of Lars Bergeson Bergslien and Kirsten Knutsdotter Gjelle. He was a brother of noted painter and master artist Knud Bergslien. In 1861 he married Johanne Christine Tønnesen (1842–1930).
He studied under Jens Adolf Jerichau and Herman Wilhelm Bissen in Copenhagen between 1853 and 1861. He sculpted several prominently placed statues in Oslo, including those of Charles John of Norway and Sweden at Slottsplassen (1875) and of Henrik Wergeland at Eidsvolls plass (1881).
Other notable statues include that of Peter Christian Asbjørnsen at St. Hanshaugen Park (189
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