The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1800

Presumably 1800

Melpomene, statue, probably plaster, destroyed by Thorvaldsen himself.

Primary sources

  • J.M. Thiele: Den danske Billedhugger Bertel Thorvaldsen og hans Værker, Part One, volume of text and prints, Copenhagen 1831, p. 45 and Tab. XV (Thiele mentions that a model for the statue (probably a statuette) was owned by Friederike Brun. The statuette is unknown today).

Last updated 11.04.2016