The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1819


At the invitation of A.W. Hauch, Thorvaldsen attends the meeting of the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace, where he receives new commissions, among others a Christ, cf. A82, for Christiansborg Palace Church.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 27.12.1819 from Slotsbygningskommissionen to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Thiele III, p. 37.
  • Frederik Weilbach: ‘C.F. Hansens Christiansborg, af Slotsbygningskommissionens Papirer’, Fra Arkiv og Museum, serie 2, bind 2, hefte 2-3, Copenhagen 1935, p. 134.

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