The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1816

Not later than 15.3.1816

Jørgen Knudtzon and Alexander Baillie commission the marble relief Cupid and Bacchus, cf. A408. He receives the relief in Trondheim in 1817 (today in the University Museum at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim).

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 15.3.1816 from Knudtzon to Thorvaldsen.
  • Draft dated May 1817 from Thorvaldsen to Knudtzon (the relief is almost finished).

Other references

  • Thiele II, p. 297.

Last updated 05.02.2015