The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1805

Presumably spring 1805

Models a portrait bust of Caroline von Humboldt. The location of the original model is unknown, but the marble version was in Schloss Tegel, Berlin, until 1945, and is now at the Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg.

Primary sources

  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portr√¶tbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. I, p. 115-116.
  • Thiele II, p. 40.

Last updated 01.06.2018