The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 3.12.1799

Thorvaldsen’s plaster statuette Bacchus and Ariadne, A1, modelled in Rome 1798, see the Thorvaldsen Chronology.
It was this statuette that Abildgaard persuaded the Academy to accept as Thorvaldsen’s reception piece on 6.5.1805, see the Thorvaldsen Chronology.

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