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17.6.1841

Cupid and Psyche, relief, original plaster, Skulpturensammlung, Dresden (cast Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek).

Primary sources

  • The work is signed: Albert Thorvaldsen / Maxen June 17, 1841.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 124.

Other references

  • Helga Vang Lauridsen (ed.): H.C. Andersens dagbøger, 1851-1860, Copenhagen 1974, Vol. IV, p. 63, (Andersen writes that he sees the relief 13.8.1851).
  • Bärbel Stephan: Skulpturensammlung Dresden – Klassizistische Bildwerke, Munich 1993, p. 18-20.

Last updated 08.08.2017