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Christian (8.) Frederik proposes other work for Hermann Ernst Freund as compensation for the lost commission for the Apostles. Thorvaldsen promises to set to work at once on Christ, cf. A82, and the twelve Apostles for the Church of Our Lady in Copenhagen, cf. A86, A87, A89, A91, A93, A96, A98, A99, A101, A103, A105, A108.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 2.3.1821 from Johan Gunder Adler to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated 3.3.1821 from Johan Gunder Adler to Hermann Ernst Freund.
  • Letter dated 27.3.1821 from Christian (8.) Frederik to C.F. Hansen.

Other references

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