The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Wilhelm 1. commissions marble versions of Childhood or Spring, cf. A642, Youth or Summerer, cf. A643, Manhood or Autumn, cf. A644, Old Age or Winter, cf. A645, Shepherdess with a Nest of Cupids, cf. A425, and Cupid Complains to Venus about a Bee Sting, cf. A780. Today all in the Landesmuseum Württemberg, Stuttgart.

Primary sources

  • Thiele III, p. 553 (mentions only the commission of the first four reliefs, but the King also paid for the other two in 1839).
  • List of Wilhelm I’s commission.

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