The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 4.10.1801

On 20.3.1802, Thorvaldsen wrote to the Academy of Fine Arts and informed them that he planned to return to Denmark during the summer of 1802. As is well known, this did not happen because of Thomas Hope’s Commission of Jason, A52, in marble in the spring of 1803.

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