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December 1838

Intervenes in the competition for the gold medal of the Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, in favour of Adam Müller, who receives a special travel grant to Rome.

Primary sources

  • Gerold Propper: Adam Müller (1811-1844), Waldermarsudde 1977, p. 4-6 (The Academy decided against Müller five months after July 1838, i.e. in December).
  • Carl Frederik Wilckens: Træk af Thorvaldsens Konstner- og omgangsliv, samlede til Familielæsning, Copenhagen 1874, p. 34 (Wilckens erroneously claims that the event took place 1837).
  • Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon (says 1838).

Last updated 18.05.2016