The Princess Sculpture
Public Art : The Princess Sculpture
Sculptor: © Berndt Notke (1440-1509) copy.
Moulded by Otto Meyer.
Description : The bronze Princess sculpture
stands a little distance from the Bronze statue of St George Slaying the Dragon. Both being copies
of a wooden sculpture by Berndt Notke that currently resides inside the Cathedral of St Nicholas. The
sculpture is of the Princess, in bridal veil, watching on and praying that St George will save her and the
town from the evil dragon. sits on a granite pedestal. The piece is compementery to the St George Slaying the
Dragon and depicts the Princess waiting for St George to kill the dragon. The statue is said to symbolize
Stockholm. The plinth is decorated with reliefs.
Date Unveiled : August, 1913.
Funding : Money for the sculpture
was provided by Hjalmar Wicander (1860-1939)
Location : On Köpmanbrinken in Gamla Stan (the old
Stockholm Town), Sweden.