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October 1810

Encouraged by Friedrich Wilhelm 3. to compete with Canova to win the order for a funerary monument to the Prussian Queen Louise (1776-1810). Thorvaldsen, however, refuses to take part in the competition.

Primary sources

  • Thiele II, p. 165.

Last updated 16.06.2014