Arkivet, Thorvaldsens Museum

 
No. 2710 af 9541
Afsender Dato Modtager
John Gibson [+]

Afsendersted

Rom

27.10.1821 [+]

Dateringsbegrundelse

Dateringen fremgår af brevet.

Rose Lawrence [+]

Modtagersted

Antagelig Liverpool

Resumé

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27th September 1821 Roma

[...] The group which the Marquis Canova is doing for the King has several spots on it, this is the third time which he has done it. The first and second he actually threw on one side being very much marked. Thorvaldsen’s Venus for the Duke of Devonshire is very badly spotted, he never changes a figure on account of spots in the marble. [...]

Generel kommentar

Af brevet citeres kun de dele, som vedrører/omhandler Thorvaldsen. Brevet er afskrevet med enkelte ortografiske rettelser og venligt stillet til rådighed af Eric Forster.

Arkivplacering
Ukendt arkivplacering, men en afskrift af brevet findes hos Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Register of Archives (1986) @A7.
Emneord
Marmorhugning · Pletfri marmor
Personer
Antonio Canova · William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire · Bertel Thorvaldsen
Værker
Sidst opdateret 27.03.2012 Print