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The ceremonial hall of the Academy of Fine Arts is prepared for Thorvaldsen’s funeral. The floor is covered in black, and the room is hung with black cloth. At noon Thorvaldsen’s dead body is placed in the hall.

Primary sources

  • Villads Villadsen: C.W. Eckersbergs dagb√łger 1837-1853, Copenhagen 2009, vol. 2, p. 1009.

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