Bregnö was educated at the school of fine arts in 1898. Pupil of Hans Lamberg-Petersen from 1902-1905. Worked with figurines in bronze and porcelain for Bing & Gröndal and Natalie Krebs. And worked with figurines in silver for Kay Bojesen. Bregnö was one of the most popular and requested artists in Denmark. There was never a sculptor more copied or reproduced in Denmark than him and he was the inspiration for many Danish sculptors . Bregnö was an outstanding gifted artist and was highly inspired by the masters like Michelangelo and Rodin. Bregnö was known for the remarkable and realistic details found in his works. In the beginning of his carrier Bregnö worked primarily with Classic statues like his portrays of “ Samson “ and “ Hercules” Later he worked with more contemporary themes like women and children at work, figures from the tales of H.C Andersen and water fountains. Bregnö has traveled all around the world and worked in countries like : Italy and France (1905-1906). Germany ( 1907-1908). Norway and Sweden ( 1915-1916) and Egypt and Greece ( 1920) Many of the works of Bregnö can be found in Copenhagen, like the large statue entitled “ Nurses with children” located in front of Bispebjerg Hospital.
Jens Jacob Bregnö is listed in artprice.com where sculptures has been sold for 1.788 dollars. ( Bruun Rasmussen. Copenhagen. 30-09-92. Lot no: 238)