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Beginning of August 1805

Travels from Rome to Montenero via Florence and Leghorn in the company of Conrad Rantzau.

Primary sources

  • Letter dated 26.7.1805 from Schubart to
    Thorvaldsen (refers to Thorvaldsen’s lost letter dated 20.7.1805, where the decision to travel was not made yet).
  • Letter dated 8.8.1805 from Schubart to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated 16.8.1805 from Stanley to Thorvaldsen.
  • Letter dated mid-august 1805 from Rantzau to Thorvaldsen.

Other references

  • Thiele II, p. 32 (seems unaware that Thorvaldsen spent a short time in Florence).

Last updated 02.09.2014