The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Not earlier than July 1831 - not later than September 1831

Cupid Collecting Shells, A402.

Primary sources

  • The relief is based on the sixth stanza of Angelo Maria Ricci’s poem, which suggested a cycle of reliefs with Cupid as the subject; see also the letter dated 23.6.1831 from Angelo Maria Ricci to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Thiele III, p. 442.

Last updated 16.06.2014