Year of creation:1771
- Rider(s):Frederik V
V (1723-1766) King of Denmark and Norway, enjoyed the pleasures of life such as wine and women. Alcohol was much of a problem for him. Able ministers such as Moltke dominated his rule. One of the main tasks of Moltke as Lord Chamberlain was to take care that the king didn’t damage the royal household’s reputation with his constant orgies. Art and science prospered under Frederik’s reign, and although he wasn’t personally interested in cultural affairs, the public entertainment and freedom of expression flourished. The Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen was founded in his name in 1754.
- Sculptor(s):Saly, Jacques Francois Joseph
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