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Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound visits Thorvaldsen’s workshop in Rome and probably soon after commissions a version of Shepherd Boy, cf. A177.

Primary sources

Other references

  • Ingrid Roscoe: A Biographical Dictionary of Sculptors in Britain, 1660-1851, New Haven & London 2009, p. 1263.
  • Ian Gordon Brown: ‘Canova, Thorvaldsen and the Ancients. A scottish view of sculpture in Rome, 1821-1822’, in: Antonio Canova. The Three Graces., Edinburgh 1995.

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