Arkivet, Thorvaldsens Museum

 
No. 7779 af 9569
Afsender Dato Modtager
George Scharf [+]

Afsendersted

Rom

25.1.1840 [+]

Dateringsbegrundelse

Dateringen fremgår af dagbogen.

Omnes
Resumé

Kommentarerne til denne dagbog er under udarbejdelse.

Jan 25th 1840 [...] visited the studio of Thorwaldsen by far the greatest modern sculptor (poetic) I have ever seen – his works are grand and possess the advantage of perfect study of the antiques, his group for a pediment of St John preaching is magnificent and his colossal Christ and Apostles for Copenhagen beyond my powers of expression, also his frieze of the triumph of Alexander much delighted me. [...]

Generel kommentar

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

Arkivplacering
Department of Manuscripts, British Library, Add 36488 A, f. 130.
Emneord
Kritik af Thorvaldsens værker, positiv · Thorvaldsens værksteder
Sidst opdateret 21.06.2011 Print