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The colony of German and Scandinavian artists in Rome celebrates New Year’s eve. Among those present are: Thorvaldsen, Rauch, Wahl, Bøhndel, Wagner, Welcker, Jollage, Hopfgarten, Eberhard, Dall’Armi, brødrene Riepenhausen, Kauffmann and J.L. Lund.

Primary sources

  • Letter probably dated 16.1.1808 from J.L. Lund to Carl Anton Graff, quoted in Andreas Andresen: “Deutscher Künstler-Nekrolog 1867, XI. Johann Ludwig Lund”, in: Archiv für die zeichnenden Künste, 13. Jahrgang, Leipzig 1867, p. 346.

Last updated 05.02.2020