The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1848

17.9.1848

Thorvaldsen’s Museum is inaugurated, and the sculptor’s bequest is officially transferred to the city of Copenhagen by Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo (The Executors of Thorvaldsen’s Estate).

Primary sources

  • Speech dated 17.9.1848 by H.P. Hansen.
  • Chr. Bruun & L.P. Fenger: Thorvaldsens Musæums Historie, Copenhagen 1892, p. 163.

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