The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1839

Completed 6.12.1839

Henriette Danneskiold-Samsøe, A215.

Primary sources

  • The bust is signed: “A. Thorvaldsen / Nysøe d. 6. December / 1839”.
  • Albert Repholtz: Thorvaldsen og Nysø, Copenhagen 1911, p. 38 (confirms Stampe’s version).
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 48 (the modelling took place at Nysø).
  • Thiele IV, p. 122 (claims erroneously that the modelling took place at Gisselfeld).

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portrætbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. II, p. 331-334.

Last updated 01.07.2015