The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 7.2.1827

In his letter dated 24.11.1826, C.F. Hansen had mentioned a rumour that Thorvaldsen wanted the twelve apostles for the Church of Our Lady cast in bronze. In this letter, Thorvaldsen repudiates this rumour, stating that he only wants the outside group of sculptures John the Baptist Preaching cast in weather-resistant bronze.

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