The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1790

Completed 14.9.1790

Executes Fama, Denmark and The Patron Gods of Norway for a temporary triumphal gate at Kongens Nytorv celebrating the arrival of Crown Princess Marie Sophie Frederikke in Copenhagen.

Primary sources

  • Architectural drawings in Rosenborg Castle of a series of decorations on the occasion of the entry of the Royal Couple in 1790 (photos of the drawings in the Archives of Thorvaldsens Museum).
  • Berlingske Tidende, 13.9.1790, no. 74 og 27.9.1790, no. 78.
  • Johan Frederik Schultz (ed.): Kort Efterretning om de betydeligste Dekorationer og Illuminationer, som, i Anledning af Indtoget den 14. September 1790, ere opstillede i Kiøbenhavn, Copenhagen 1790, p. 47.
  • Thiele I, p. 24-25.

Other references

  • P. Brock: Historisk Realregister over Rosenborg-Samlingens Forøgelser 1851-1903, Copenhagen 1903, p. 97.

Last updated 16.06.2014