August 23 marks the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the bronze statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s mermaid heroine, which sits atop a rock looking out to sea from the port of Copenhagen.
In conclusion, the newspaper argues that with regard to the era in which it was cast —
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… it is a very conservative sculpture, which does not represent anything more than meets the eye.
This simplicity is probably the key to its success, notes the daily.