Per Ung

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Per Ung (5 June 1933 – 20 June 2013) was a Norwegian sculptor. His first large public commission was the bronze statue of actress Johanne Dybwad, located on Johanne Dybwads plass outside the National Theatre in Oslo. His monument of figure skater Sonja Henie is located at Frogner stadion. His statue of Fridtjof Nansen is placed outside the Fram building at Bygdøy. A monument of the composer Johan Halvorsen is placed outside the National Theatre in Oslo.[1][2] Per Ung died of cancer on June 20/ 2013 at the age of 80.[3]

Johanne Dybwads plass. Per Ung's statue can be seen to the left


  1. ^ "Per Ung". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. Retrieved 14 April 2009. 
  2. ^ Kokkin, Jan (2005). "Per Ung". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 10. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Norges fremste billedhugger er død". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 21 June 2013. 

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