The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 29.4.1823

I.e. plaster casts of the clay busts that Thorvaldsen had executed of King
Frederik 6. and his family during his sojourn in Denmark 18191820. Thorvaldsen was to use these so-called original models to carve the busts in marble, and therefore they were sent to him in Rome. The busts of the royal family were: King Frederik 6., A859, Queen Marie Sophie Frederikke, A192, Princess Vilhelmine, A194, Princess Caroline, A193 and Christian (8.) Frederik’s son Prince Frederik (7.), A199.

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