Leo 12. visits Thorvaldsen’ studio in order to inspect the monument to Pius 7. The pope stands in worship in front of Christ, cf. A82, for an hour.
- Thiele III, p. 285.
- Ditlev Marten’s painting: Pope Leo 12. visits Thorvaldsen’s studio near the Piazza Barberini, Rome, on St. Luke’s Day, October 18th 1826, Dep.18.
- Letter dated 5.1.1827 from Børge Thorlacius to Johan Gunder Adler (documents the pope’s admiration of Christ)
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