In 1991 was inaugurated grisetorvet in a renovated version. In this regard it was proposed to set a sculpture at the new location. A committee undertook the task of raising the money for the sculpture, and in autumn 1992, the sculpture could be unveiled, and handed over to Grenaa minicipality.
Aage Bruun Jespersen, 1929-2001, was trained carver. He worked mostly in granite, and have made many animal characters in simplified form.