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Frederik 6. commissions Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon, cf. A503, in marble for Christiansborg Palace.

Primary sources

  • Frederik 6.s commission dated 15.6.1818 to Slotsbygningskommissionen.
  • Letter dated 20.6.1818 from C.F. Hansen to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Thiele II, p. 373-379.

Last updated 13.10.2016