The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 21.2.1807

Thorvaldsen quotes the following sentence word for word from Hansen’s letter of 31.12.1806.
The idea of the sentence is that the building commission for Christiansborg Palace wanted the reliefs to depict as few figures as possible so that the subjects could be seen clearly at a distance from the palace square.

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