The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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7.1.1804

Thorvaldsen’s mother Karen Thorvaldsen dies in Copenhagen.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 17.1.1804 from Abildgaard to Thorvaldsen (“a fortnight ago…”).
  • Louis Bobé: ‘Bertel Thorvaldsens Moder’, in: Personalhistorisk Tidsskrift, 6. Række, 6. Bind, 2. Hefte, Copenhagen 1915, p. 161 (documents the exact date).
  • Thiele I, p. 209.

Last updated 11.03.2017