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Not later than 14.1.1811

The Centaur Chiron teaching Achilles to shoot with the Bow, C780, is sent to Herman Schubart for his birthday.

Primary sources

  • The drawing is signed and dated: “Alberto Thorvaldsen Fc” and “14. Gennaio 1811”.
  • Letter of 15.3.1811 from Herman Schubart to Thorvaldsen (among other things, he writes: “Your lovely centaur and the young Achilles have delighted both me and my wife”).

Other references

Last updated 29.02.2016