The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1842

Completed 1.1.1842

The Adoration of the Shepherds, A570.

Primary sources

  • The relief is dated under the crib: “Rom 1. Januar 1842”.
  • Letter dated 16.1.1842.
  • Thiele IV, p. 174.
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 163 (Stampe probably mentions this relief but gives the wrong title).
  • Letter dated 31.1.1842 from Ludvig Müller to Christian 8. (Müller dates the relief to some days later).

Last updated 20.05.2016