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The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1827

Not later than 4.2.1827

Marble version of Baptismal Font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4, completed for a church in Iceland, maybe in two copies, one of which may have been sold to the 2nd Earl of Caledon, Du Pré Alexander.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 4.2.1827 from Thorvaldsen to Prince Christian (8.) Frederik.
  • Letter dated 4.2.1827 from Thorvaldsen to Slotsbygningskommissionen (Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace).
  • Letter dated 12.2.1827 from Thorvaldsen to the Building Commission for Copenhagen Cathedral.
  • Thiele 1831, p. 164, note 133.
  • Thiele III, p. 156.

Other references

Last updated 07.05.2015