The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1808

Completed January 1808

The plaster model of Mars Bringing Peace is completed, cf. Ferdinando Mori’s drawing D174. This figure of Mars later formed part of the group Mars and Cupid, A7.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 18.1.1808 from Herman Schubart to Thorvaldsen (the statue is finished).
  • Letter dated 20.8.1808 from Thorvaldsen to Schubart (the statue may be carved in marble).
  • Ferdinando Mori: Le statue e li bassirelievi inventati e scolpiti in marmo dal cavaliere Alberto Thorwaldsen scultore danese, vol. I, Rome 1811, pl. 32, (the statue is depicted).

Last updated 30.03.2016