The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1798

January - June 1798

Bacchus and Ariadne, A1.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 5.1.1798 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Passport dated 11.2.1798 from Francesco Piranesi to Thorvaldsen (there is a sketch on this, probably the head of Bacchus).
  • Letter dated 30.6.1798 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Thiele I, p. 128, 132 and 141.

Other references

  • Leo Swane: ‘Abildgård og Christian VIII’s palæ’, in: Thorvaldsens Museum I, undated (ca. 1916), p. 19.

Last updated 16.06.2014