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Beginning of October 1797

Spends eight days at Genzano with the Zoëga family.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 4.10,1797 from Georg Zoëga to Friedrich Münter. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NKS 1698 2°) (the duration of the stay – “eight days” – is mentioned explicitly, thus correcting Thiele I, p. 109, which maintains that Thorvaldsen was in Genzano “part of the summer”).
  • Letter dated 24.10.1797 from Georg Zoëga to Thorvaldsen.
  • Thiele II, p. 16 (correcting Thiele I, p. 104 og 109, cf. above).

Last updated 16.06.2014