The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Busts of Socrates and Apollo 1805-06

On Thorvaldsen’s models for the Achilles figure, see Jan Zahle, Thorvaldsens afstøbninger efter antikken og renæssancen [Thorvaldsen’s Casts of Classical and Renaissance Models], Copenhagen 2012, pp. 139-140, as well as the more comprehensive list of possible sources of inspiration in Jørgen Birkedal Hartmann and Klaus Parlasca, Antike Motive bei Thorvaldsen. Studien zur Antikenrezeption des Klassizismus, Tübingen 1979, pp. 136-139.

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