The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1838


Starts his journey back to Copenhagen, leaving Rome at midnight via Civitavecchia to Leghorn. Accompanied by Wilhelm Matthiä and Blunck.

Primary sources

  • Johann Scholl’s diary, under 1838, the library of Thorvaldsens Museum (“5t August 1838 Thorwaldsen Blunck u Matthiae von Rom abgereist, 9t von Livorno [.....] u abgereist.”).
  • Note dated 22.8.1838 in Kjøbenhavnsposten (documents 5.8.1838 as day of departure).
  • Thiele III, p. 612.

Other references

Last updated 19.09.2017