The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Omkring 1.2.1804

It is not known what figure Thorvaldsen is referring to. It could be one of the statues which had been commissioned at this time by the Russian Countess Vorontsova. It is known that Thorvaldsen began the modeling of Ganymede Offering the Cup (cf. A41) in March at the latest , see the related article about Vorontsova’s Commission.

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