The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1797


Arrested along with Carlo Francesco Bassi in connection with riots in the Piazza di Spagna. Released the same day with the help of Francesco Piranesi.

Primary sources

  • Statement dated 1.1.1798 from Francesco Piranesi to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens portr√¶tbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. I, p. 35.

Last updated 18.05.2017