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The governors of the University of Copenhagen offer to buy Thorvaldsen’s marble versions of the apostles. They also buy Christ, cf. A82, which had originally been commissioned for Christiansborg Palace Church, to be placed in the Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen.

Primary sources

  • Thiele IV, p. 37-43.

Other references

Last updated 30.03.2016