The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1833

Not later than August 1833

Sketches of clay models of the monument Johann Gutenberg, A114 are sent to the Gutenberg Commission.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 8.8.1832 from the Gutenberg Commission to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated 4.9.1833 from the Gutenberg Commission to Thorvaldsen.
  • Thiele III, p. 505-509; Thiele attributes the bozzetto for the statue to Thorvaldsen.
  • Haavard Rostrup, Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Part 1, Copenhagen 1945, p. 132-134; Rostrup discusses whether H.W. Bissen modelled the bozzetto under Thorvaldsen’s supervision.

Last updated 16.06.2014