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28.4.1842

Celebrates the coming of spring with the Ponte Molle Society at the Cervaro Caves, approximately 8 kilometres north east of Rome. Is awarded the Vielzuvielverdienstorden of the society, N92.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 28.4.1842 from Ferdinand Flor.
  • Friedrich Noack: Deutsches Leben in Rom, Stuttgart & Berlin 1907, p. 260, 383.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 186-188 (Stampe dates the event 29.4.1842).

Other references

  • Friedrich Noack: Das Deutschtum in Rom seit dem Ausgang des Mittelalters, Berlin and Leipzig 1927, Vol.I, p. 521.
  • Ursula Peters (ed. inter al.): Künstlerleben in Rom, Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844). Der dänische Bildhauer und seine deutschen Freunde, Nürnberg 1991, p. 489-490.
  • Related Article: Ponte Molle Society, The
  • Related Article: Thorvaldsen’s Honorary Titles

Last updated 26.08.2019