The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1805


Christian 7. appoints Thorvaldsen professor of sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Primary sources

  • The Danish National Archives, Kunstakademiets arkiv, Akademiforsamlingen, Dagbog 6.5.1805.
  • Appoinment 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).

Other references

  • Thiele II, p. 19.

Last updated 28.06.2016