Bertel Thorvaldsen ( ; 19 November 1770 – 24 March 1844) was a Danish sculptor and medalist of international fame, who spent most of his life (1797–1838) in Italy. Thorvaldsen was born in Copenhagen into a working-class Danish/Icelandic family, and was accepted to the Royal Danish Academy of Art at the age of eleven. Working part-time with his father, who was a wood carver, Thorvaldsen won many honors and medals at the academy. He was awarded a stipend to travel to Rome and continue his... Read More
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Known for. Sculpting. Bertel Thorvaldsen ( Danish: [ˈpɛɐ̯tl̩ ˈtsʰɒːˌvælˀsn̩]; 19 November 1770 – 24 March 1844) was a Danish and Icelandic sculptor and medalist of international fame,  who spent most of his life (1797–1838) in Italy. Thorvaldsen was born in Copenhagen into a working-class Danish/Icelandic family, and was ...
Bertel Thorvaldsen, Thorvaldsen also spelled Thorwaldsen, (born Nov. 19, 1770, or Nov. 13, 1768, Copenhagen, Den.—died March 24, 1844, Copenhagen), sculptor, prominent in the Neoclassical period, who was the first internationally acclaimed Danish artist. Prominent in Roman intellectual and artistic circles, he influenced many emerging artists from Europe and the United States. Thorvaldsen ...
31. Bertel Thorvaldsen, Monument to Andrea Appiani, marble, 1826, Milan, Pinacoteca di Brera. 32. Bertel Thorvaldsen, Monument to Andrea Appiani (detail), marble, 1826, Milan, Pinacoteca di Brera. Thorvaldsen returned to Brera one last time in the summer of 1841. He was an established artist and his pupils took part in the annual exhibitions.
Movement. Danish Golden Age, Neoclassicism. Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (2 January 1783 – 22 July 1853) was a Danish painter. He was born in Blåkrog in the Southern Jutland region of Denmark. He went on to lay the foundation for the period of art known as the Golden Age of Danish Painting, and is referred to as the "Father of Danish ...
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Thorvaldsens Museum (official website) is a unique Copenhagen museum dedicated to Danish artist Bertel Thorvaldsen. Although he spent much of his career in Italy , Thorvaldsen returned home to a hero’s welcome, subsequently donating much of his fortune to the creation of the museum.
Bertel Thorvaldsen. Lady Elizabeth Vernon, n e Bingham, model 1816 and/or 1817/1818-carved c. 1821. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Permanent collection.