The highly controversial sculpture "sacrificial" was set up at the square in grenaa in 1995. It is a gift from Djurslands Bank to Grenaa Municipality to mark the city's 550th boroughjubilee. The sculpture in patinated bronze depicting a kneeling figure, prepared to sacrifice his life.
The artist's inspiration for the sculpture is the biblical story of Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac, but at the last minute told to save his son's life. He has shown that he fears God and can only sacrifice a ram. The religious theme was, inter alia chosen because of its location near the church. At the same time fits the theme of the innocent victims of the will of others according to the artist well in time when so many innocent victims of such. war."sacrificing! designed by Peter Brandes, born 1944, who is self-taught painter, printmaker, sculptor and photographer.
He works in many different materials and his works can be seen in both home and abroad.