The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 22.4.1801

It may be passages like this that Thorvaldsen himself was referring to when in 1818, in his biography, he talked about his reports to the Academy of Fine Arts to the historian Estrup, who writes: “He did not forget to send the requested report every six months: it always sounded favourable; he wrote it himself.”

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