The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 12.10.1799

According to a letter of 12.10.1799 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts the works were: a copy of Pollux, one of the Dioscuri, in half size and the marble busts of Homer, A751, and A.P. Bernstorff (Brahetrolleborg). Thise works were sent to Leghorn in order to be shipped to Copenhagen in the spring of 1800, but they were not sent until 1802, see related article.

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