The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1820

28.12.1820

Begins the modeling of Caroline Amalie, A716, in Palazzo Negroni.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 30.12.1820 from P.O. Brøndsted to Niels Rosenkrantz, P.O. Brøndsteds Brevbøger, The Royal Library, Copenhagen (“I de sidste Dage har Thorvaldsen arbeidet i Palazzo Negroni, hvor Th. er beskæftiget med at modelere Hds. Højhed prindsessens Buste”).

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portrætbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. I, p. 388 and 394; Vol. II, p. 39-51, 74, 369, 374, 404 and 490.
  • Thiele III, p. 98.

Last updated 07.06.2016