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Thorvaldsen asks the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel to draw the architectural plan for the monument to Pope Pius 7. to be erected in St. Peter’s.

Primary sources

  • Eigil H. Brunniche: ‘Schinkel og Thorvaldsen. Et bidrag til pavemonumentets historie’, in: Meddelelser fra Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen 1938, p. 105, in which the entries in Schinkel’s diary are reproduced.

Last updated 16.06.2014