10 March 1876|
||12 January 1959
Edvard Eriksen (10 March 1876 - 12 January 1959) was a Danish-Icelandic sculptor. He is best known as the creator of the Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen 1909-1913.
He apprenticed as a wood carver, after which he trained at the Royal Academy 1894-99. Among his other works are allegorical statues of Christian 9th and Queen Louise's sarcophagi in Roskilde Cathedral (1910–18). Edvard Eriksen taught at the Royal Academy between 1908–19 and was a conservator at Thorvaldsen Museum 1930-53.