The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 6.8.1804

Letter of 17.1.1804 from Abildgaard.
In the final version of 6.8.1804 Thorvaldsen failed to disclose that he had received Abildgaard’s letter, probably because he did not like to mention his mother’s death and the strong impression it had made on him.

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