The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1829

Presumably 24.2. - 25.2.1829

Part of Thorvaldsen’s collection of coins and books is stolen from Casa Buti. He discovers the theft some days later. The thief was C.H. Lorenzen.

Primary sources

  • Statement dated 4.4.1829 from Lorenzen to Thorvaldsen.
  • Ditlev Martens’ testimonial dated 14.4.1829.
  • Thiele III, p. 365. Thiele indicates erroneously that the robbery took place mid March 1829.

Last updated 01.10.2019