The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1804

End of August 1804

Selects blocks of marble at Carrara.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 6.8.1804 from Thorvaldsen to Abildgaard.
  • Letter dated early August 1804 from Thorvaldsen to C.F. Hansen.
  • Letter dated 6.8.1804 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Thiele I, p. 244, who incorrectly assumes that the marble was to be used for Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822; for more on this, see related article.

Other references

Last updated 16.06.2014