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KUNSTLERLEBEN IN ROM: BERTEL THORVALDSEN (1770-1844) -- DER DANISCHE BILDHAUER UND SEINE DEUTSCHEN FREUNDE {The Artist's Life in Rome: Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) -- The Danish Sculptor and His German Friends}. Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, 1991. Organized in association with Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig, and Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen. 756 pp. with 690 ills. (90 col.). 28 x 23 cm. LC 92-124549 ISBN 3926982233 In German.
Was $95.00; save 33%! A thorough examination of the prominent role of celebrated Neo-Classical sculptor Thorvaldsen in the art world of early 19th-century Rome and his links to the community of German artists in the city, this scholarly catalogue presents reproductions and individual discussions of some 85 works by the Danish artist and of more than 200 sculptures, paintings, drawings and prints by Koch, Carstens, Schick, Overbeck and scores of other figures. Twenty-six well-illustrated essays discuss such topics as the cultural milieu of Rome around 1800, Thorvaldsen's status as a paradigm of artistic genius, his exploration of Classical themes, his entrepreneurship, and the work of his German students.
Artist(s):Thorvaldsen, Bertel
Indexing: Western, Europe — Denmark, Germany, Scandinavia — 1800-1900 — Sculpture, Several Media — Neoclassicism
Plans: 01,06,13,15,33
Worldwide Number: 023394
Hardcover $63.27    

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