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Bengt Erland Fogelberg

Fogelberg, Bengt Erland (bĕngt ĕrˈländ fōˈgəlbĕrˌyə) [key], 1786–1854, Swedish sculptor. He studied in Stockholm, in Paris, and in Rome, where he lived for many years. His statues of Greek and Norse mythological figures, such as Venus Victrix, Odin, and Thor, are in the Stockholm Museum. He also made portrait statues of Swedish heroes including Gustavus Adolphus and Birger Jarl.

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