The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Thorvaldsen's Collection of Paintings − a Collection with a Significant Lack

On this see the letter dated 16.2.1807 from Thorvaldsen to C. F. Hansen, in which Thorvaldsen writes: “I [intend] to make use of Greek mythology, inasmuch as it is the most cultivated and consequently the most worthy for art.”

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