The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Begun 3.2.1834 - completed 28.6.1834

The statue for the monument Johann Gutenberg, A114. Clay model for the plaster cast, cf. A117 is executed by H.W. Bissen under Thorvaldsen’s supervision.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 2.2.1834 from Albert Küchler to J.L. Lund. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NBD (See: Haavard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Copenhagen 1945, Part 1, p. 134-135).
  • Letter 6.6.1834 from D.C. Blunck to J.L. Lund. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NBD. (See: Haavard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Copenhagen 1945, Part 1, p. 133-135).
  • Letter 28.6.1834 from Thorvaldsen to the Gutenberg Commission.
  • Letter dated 28.6.1834 from H.W. Bissen to J.M. Thiele. Manuscript Department, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, NKS 1540 2°. (See: Haavard Rostrup: Billedhuggeren H.W. Bissen 1798-1868, Copenhagen 1945, Part 1, p. 129-133).

Last updated 16.06.2014