The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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B.S. Ingemann, Frederik Schmidt and H.F.J. Estrup visit Thorvaldsen in his home in Casa Buti. Later they go to his workshop as the day before.

Primary sources

  • Frederik Schmidt’s diary 11.10.1818, cf. Ole Jacobsen & Johanne Brandt-Nielsen (ed.): Provst Frederik Schmidts dagbøger, vol. 1-2, Copenhagen 1966-69, vol. 2, p. 383 (gives the exact date).
  • Poem after 11.10.1818 by Ingemann (does not date the visit in the workshop, but mentions it).

Last updated 28.09.2015