The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on The country bumpkin and the donkey-rider in the service of art and freedom

Koch made many versions of this painting; on this see Otto R. von Lutterotti, Joseph Anton Koch 1768-1839. Leben und Werk mit einem vollständigen Werkverzeichnis, Vienna and Munich 1985, G 77, Z 292, Z 70, Z 629, Z 385, Z 422, Z 122, Z 604, Z 1119, Z 56, Z 99, Z 1089, Z 689, and Z 1125. See also Jørgen Birkedal Hartmann, “Thorvaldsen nel regno delle ninfe,” in Studi offerti a Giovanni incisa della Rochetta, Rome 1973, p. 212, note 65.

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