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Statue of the week: 16

January 31, 2011

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For this statue of the week we return to the area outside the National Theatre.  This is a statue of Wenche Foss (Eva Wenche Steenfeldt-Foss Stang (1917 – ). She was an actress, performing in opera, musical theatre and theatre.  During her lifetime she was awarded various honours including the Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav. The statue was sculpted by Per Ung and unveiled in 2007.  Unfortunately Wenche Foss is currently seriously ill.

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