The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1841

End of April 1841

Preparatory to the journey to Rome Christine Stampe and Thorvaldsen burn many of his papers and letters, “which it would be better to burn” – according to the sculptor.

Primary sources

  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 111 (the same kind of incineration took place in August 1840,
    November 1841 and March 1842).

Last updated 16.06.2014