The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on From Genii to Angels and Back

On this see, e.g., the series of reliefs of small winged genii produced by Thorvaldsen for the Palazzo Torlonia, which once stood at the Piazza Venezia in Rome. Cf. A532 to A547, and the relevant entries in the Archives’ Thorvaldsen chronology. For more on Thorvaldsen’s representations of angels and genii, see also the Related Article on the subject.

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