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8.3.1840

Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday is celebrated in Copenhagen. On Christine Stampe’s initiative he receives a Pompeian-inspired suite, N106-N119, with embroideries executed by 30 women.

Primary sources

  • H.G.F. Holm: Song written for Thorvaldsen’s roman birthday 8.3.1840.
  • Adam Oehlenschläger: Song written for Thorvaldsen’s roman birthday 8.3.1840.
  • Albert Repholtz: Thorvaldsen og Nysø, Copenhagen 1911, p. 41.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 56-57.

Other references

Last updated 24.02.2017