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25.5.1841

Begins his journey to Rome with Christine Stampe and her family. Rides in his own carriage with coachman Niels Rasmussen.
Farewell ceremony on Præstø harbour. With the royal steam boat Kiel to Warnemünde. On board the captain Peter Wulff, Henriette Wulff, C.W. Eckersberg, G.F. Ursin, Carl Dahl, and C.F. Wilckens.

Primary sources

  • Song dated 25.5.1841 from NN to Thorvaldsen.
  • The newspaper Dansk Folkeblad issued 4.6.1841.
  • Villads Villadsen: C.W. Eckersbergs dagbøger 1837-1853, Copenhagen 2009, Vol. 2, p. 906.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 113 (Stampe writes erroneously, that the last day at Nysø was 24.5.1841).
  • Thiele IV, p. 158.
  • Carl Frederik Wilckens: Træk af Thorvaldsens Konstner- og omgangsliv, samlede til Familielæsning, Copenhagen 1874, p. 79.

Other references

Last updated 10.07.2019