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Thiele writes to Thorvaldsen immediately after the death of Frederik 6. and proposes that he create a monument to the late King. This proposal eventually results in Monument to Frederik 6. on the hill at Skanderborg Castle.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 5.12.1839 from Thiele to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

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