The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1840

Presumably August 1840

In preparation for their planned journey to Italy in September 1840, Christine Stampe and Thorvaldsen burn many of his papers and letters.

Primary sources

  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 74 (the same kind of incineration took place in April 1841, November 1841 and March 1842).

Last updated 16.06.2014