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Thorvaldsen as a Mould Breaker and Role Model

See also: Ideals of Liberty

20.8.1820

Louise Juliane von Bertouch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A poem to Thorvaldsen about his bachelorhood.

17.10.1832

Fritz Paulsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Paulsen is dismayed by Thorvaldsen’s suggestion that he can live with Elisa before their marriage...

1837

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

The poet is proud to have been born while a special “triple star” of artists shone in the firmame...

28.5.1839

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song to Thorvaldsen at 28. Mai Selskabet’s party at the Shooting Range in Copenhagen.

September 1841

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 32th part of 60 in all.

October 1842

Frederikke Wallick

Just Mathias Thiele

Frederikke Wallick’s report on her and Thorvaldsen’s journey through Europe in October 1842.

29.10.1842

Johanna Steinheim

Raphael Hanno

Johanna Steinheim writes enthusiastically about her meeting with Thorvaldsen.