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Jelizaveta Aleksejevna Osterman-Tolstaja commissions the relief Victoria garlands a Fallen Warrior. The relief is unknown today. The drawings C135r, C136, C197r and C204v are probably sketches related to the relief.

Primary sources

  • Thiele II, p. 269-270 (Thiele here refers to a relief with the same subject from 1812, which was in Thorvaldsen’s studio, but which does not form part of the museum as it was not considered to be an original work. See Thiele 1831, p. 138, tavle LXXVII. The relief is not known today).

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portr√¶tbuster, Copenhagen, Vol. I, p. 176, 238, 242, 307.

Last updated 16.06.2014