Thorvaldsen’s Return

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In central Copenhagen, next to Christiansborg Palace, there stands a museum dedicated to a single artist, to the sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844), a Dane who spent most of his life in Rome.

The outside is adorned with a mural  by Jørgen Sonne depicting Thorvaldsen’s homecoming from Rome in 1838.

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Linked to Monday Mural
aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 25 January 2016

12 thoughts on “Thorvaldsen’s Return

    1. The museum itself sounds great too – both the sculpture contents and the architecture and decor

      On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Travel with Intent wrote:



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