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1829

Henry Labouchère commissions a colossal statue of Achilleus, which probably is not executed.

Primary sources

  • Thiele III, p. 369-370.

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portrætbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. II, p. 184 (argues that it was not Henry Labouchère but his father, the banker P.C. Labouchère, who commissioned the statue).

Last updated 16.06.2014