Died. 24 March 1844. (1844-03-24) (aged 73) Copenhagen, Denmark. Known for. Sculpting. Albert Bertel Thorvaldsen ( Danish: [ˈpɛɐ̯tl̩ ˈtsʰɒːˌvælˀsn̩]; sometimes given as Thorwaldsen; 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 ...
Bertel Thorvaldsen, 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.
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Canova has a lightness and grace, where Thorvaldsen is more severe; the difference is exemplified in their respective groups of the Three Graces. All these, and Flaxman, were still active in the 1820s, and Romanticism was slow to impact sculpture, where versions of Neoclassicism remained the dominant style for most of the 19th century.
Bertel Thorvaldsen. Ganymede and the Eagle, 1817. Accademia Nazionale di San Luca. Bertel Thorvaldsen. The Three Graces, 1842. Accademia Nazionale di San Luca. Bertel Thorvaldsen. Possibly Lady Georgiana Bingham, model 1816 and/or 1817/1818-carved c. 1821/1824. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Bertel Thorvaldsen, (attribuito) (Copenaghen 1770 - Copenaghen 1844)Busto di Maria Massani, 1838 ca.marmo bianco di Carrara, alt. 60 cm; larg. 32.5 cm Proven...
Philipp Otto Runge, The Morning, 1808. Romanticism (also known as the Romantic movement or Romantic era) is an artistic and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century. In most parts of Europe, it was at its peak from approximately 1800 to 1850. Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and ...
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Bertel Thorvaldsen's Equestrian Statue Of Emperor Maximillian I by Alfred Eisenstaedt has recently been listed as available in the secondary art market. This limited edition print may be available for purchase.