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Bertel Thorvaldsen

[Danish Neoclassical Sculptor, ca.1770-1844]

• Also known as:  Bertel Thorwaldsen
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
A total of 5 sculptures online

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 sculptures

Notable SiteBertel Thorvaldsen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteThorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
85 works by or related to the artist

Drawings from the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan

Funen Kunstmuseum, Odense, Denmark
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National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
Alexander I (with a 360-degree Quicktime view - slow-loading but a nice touch)

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
(Click "8" to see another drawing by Bertel Thorvaldsen)

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
The Three Graces

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Portrait Bust of the Honorable Mrs. Pellew

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany ( in German)  
Hebe, 1816

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "European 1000-1900" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Danish Museums Online (in Danish)  
(You can switch to English by going to the very top of the site, but the viewable works are much fewer)

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteBertel Thorvaldsen in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteBertel Thorvaldsen in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Boston College Fine Arts Department

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Scandinavian Art (mostly in Danish)  

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Bertel Thorvaldsen  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Books and Posters
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Bertel Thorvaldsen's Statue of Emperor Maximillian I
Bertel Thorvaldsen's Statue of Emperor Maximillian I

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