The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1819


Arrives in Stuttgart via Waldenbuch, where Johann Nepomuk Zwerger gets a lift in Thorvaldsen’s carriage.
Lodges at the hotel König von England, just near the Schillerplatz.

Primary sources

  • Report dated 26.8.1819 in Leipziger Zeitung (documents the exact date).
  • Passport dated 6.7.1819 issued by P.O. Brøndsted to Thorvaldsen (the passport is stamped and dated in Stuttgart on the day of departure 21.8.1819).
  • Travel expenses of July-October 1819 of J.L. Lund (the date can be deduced from this).

Other references

Last updated 21.05.2020