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Scene with Minerva and Two Men; Verso: Two Dancing Women in Classical Robes

Artist:
Bertel Thorvaldsen (Danish, Copenhagen 1770–1844 Copenhagen)
Date:
early 19th century
Medium:
Graphite, light brown wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 x 6 1/2 in. (12.7 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Charles and Jessie Price Gift, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.273a, b
Not on view
Inscription: On a separate piece of paper (preserved in the departmental files), probably from an old mount: inscribed "tegnet af / Conferentsraad Thorvaldsen / CWilckens [...]" in pen and brown ink (19th-century handwriting)
Carl Frederik Wilkens (1808–1877 Copenhagen); sale, Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, September 27, 2010, lot 813/114; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen Fine Art & Antiques. Sale cat. September 27, 2010, cat. no. 813/114.



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