The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1818

Presumably 1818

Models bust of Francis Basset, later executed in marble; unidentified.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated presumably 1818 from John Bryant Lane to Thorvaldsen.
  • Else Kai Sass: Thorvaldsens Portr√¶tbuster, Copenhagen 1963-65, Vol. I, p. 451-457. Sass suggested A297 as the bust of Basset, but it has since turned out to represent the Italian Count Cristino Rasponi.

Last updated 16.06.2014