Statue of Carol I

Statue of Charles I of Romania, public art, Peles Palace, Oscar Han

Public Art : Statue of Carol I

Also Known As : King Charles I statue

Sculptor: © Oscar Han (1891-1976)

Description:

Date Unveiled: The statue was unveiled after the celebration of divine service, and sprinkled with holy water by Patriarch Miron Cristea on the September 26th, 1933.

Location: The statue of King Charles I is located outside Peles Palace, Romania.

Acknowledgements: Thank you to Simon Akkerman and Doreena Nita for kindly providing the photos.

Trivia: In 1945, the Communists accused Oscar Han of being a Legionnaire and under the Law of purification was suspended as a professor of the Arts school in Bucharest for a year.

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