The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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June - September 1806

Jacob Baden, A863.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 29.12.1804 from Abildgaard to Thorvaldsen (the bust is commissioned).
  • Letter dated 18.6.1806 from Thorvaldsen to Abildgaard (the bust has “now” been begun).
  • Letter dated 23.9.1806 from Thorvaldsen to Abildgaard (the bust has been completed).

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portr√¶tbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. I, p. 141-146.

Last updated 16.06.2014