The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1805


Thorvaldsen becomes a member of the Academy of Fine Arts and is nominated for the vacant post of professor of sculpture.

Primary sources

  • The Danish National Archives, Kunstakademiets arkiv, Akademiforsamlingen, Dagbog 6.5.1805.
  • Appointment of 7.6.1805 from Christian 7. to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated 15.6.1805 from the Academy of Fine Arts to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated 28.7.1805 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts (Thorvaldsen expresses his gratitude).
  • Thiele II, p. 18.

Other references

Last updated 16.06.2014