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1.11.1842

The frigate Thetis arrives in Copenhagen with parts of Thorvaldsen’s art collection and other belongings.

Primary sources

  • M.K. Zahrtmann: Admiral C.C. Zahrtmann. En Mands og en Slægts Historie, Copenhagen 1927, p. 148 (gives the exact date).

Other references

  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 333.
  • Thiele IV, p. 198-199, 204 (Thetis arrives “some weeks” efter Thorvaldsen’s arrival).
  • Carl Frederik Wilckens: Træk af Thorvaldsens Konstner- og omgangsliv, samlede til Familielæsning, Copenhagen 1874, p. 59-61.
  • Related Article: Transportation of Thorvaldsen’s Artworks to Copenhagen 1842

Last updated 31.10.2015