Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770–1844) is one of Denmark’s best-known artists. The son of a carver from Iceland, Thorvaldsen was born in Copenhagen and entered the Royal Academy of Art at the age of 11 with unusually bright talent. At age 26 he left his native city to continue his studies in Rome, then the world’s art capital. Thorvaldsen stayed in Rome for nearly 40 years, becoming one of the most important European representatives of neoclassical sculptural art.
This book is produced in co-operation with the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen. The text is written by Dr. Margrethe Floryan.
© Art Editions Ltd.
Publisher: Gudrun Publishing
Artworks by Bertel Thorvaldsen © Thorvaldsens Museum
Photos © Thorvaldsens Museum / Ole Woldbye / Pernille Klemp / Ole Haupt
Text © Margrethe Floryan
Project management: Bjorn Jonasson
Design: Helgi Hilmarsson
Product dimensions: 13 x 13 x 1.2 cm
Hardcover: 88 pages