10 March 1876|
|Died||12 January 1959
|Resting place||Vestre Cemetery, Copenhagen
|Notable work||The Little Mermaid statue, Langelinie, Copenhagen|
Among his other works are the allegorical statues "Grief, Memory and Love" made in 1908 in marble for the sarcophagus of Christian IX and Queen Louise in Roskilde Cathedral. Edvard Eriksen taught at the Royal Academy between 1908–19 and was a conservator at Thorvaldsen Museum 1930–53.
He travelled around Italy with his family learning to carve in marble and was made an honorary professor at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara and was created a knight in the Order of the Dannebrog in 1932.
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