Sagene Church

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Sagene Church
Sagene kirke
Sagene kirke2.JPG
59°56′16″N 10°45′11″E / 59.93778°N 10.75306°E / 59.93778; 10.75306Coordinates: 59°56′16″N 10°45′11″E / 59.93778°N 10.75306°E / 59.93778; 10.75306
LocationDannevigveien 17
Sagene
Oslo,
CountryNorway
DenominationDen norske kirkes våpen.svg Church of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
Websitewww.oslo.kirken.no/sagene
History
StatusParish church
Consecrated1891
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Christian Fürst
Specifications
Capacityneo-Gothic
MaterialsBrick
Administration
ParishSagene
DioceseDiocese of Oslo

Sagene Church is located in Oslo, Norway. The church was built in gothic revival style and it was consecrated in 1891.[1] It was designed by architect Christian Fürst in neo-Gothic style. There are 600 seats.[2]

The church organ at Sagene Church
The altarpiece at Sagene Church by Christen Brun
Sagene Church, lit by floodlight at night

Fountain and landscaping around the church were conducted from 1891 to 1895, and upgraded from 1923.

The altarpiece was executed by the painter Christen Brun (1828-1905) and shows the removal of Jesus from the cross.

The pulpit is octagonal, made of pine and is from 1890.

The church organ is from 1891 and the only remaining of Hollenbach organs in Norway.[3]

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