Mermaids in all Seasons

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This beautiful illustration is originally a sketch drawn in the preliminary studies in the making of the iconic illustration The Little Mermaid & The Tourist, which Ib Antoni was commissioned by The Tourist Association of Copenhagen (Wonderful Copenhagen) in 1963 in the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the sculpture of The Little Mermaid on Langelinie in Copenhagen.

Here, Ib Antoni has accentuated the Mermaid of Denmark as a representative of Copenhagen during all the beautiful Scandinavian seasons. The text reads: “Wonderful Copenhagen – A City for all Seasons”.

Ib Antoni once stated to a Danish newspaper: “New York has the Statue of Liberty and London has the Bobby. The Little Mermaid is and will always be the best symbol of Copenhagen”.

This illustration was made in 196e for The Tourist Association of Copenhagen (Wonderful Copenhagen).

If you are interested in this illustration, you might also like these Antoni categories: Mermaids, Spring, Copenhagen, Wonderful Copenhagen, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

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