|Jason and the Golden Fleece, 1803, Bertel Thorvaldsen|
|Pope Pius VII, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Clementine Chapel, Vatican|
Bertel Thorvaldsen was one of Denmark’s best known artists. For more than forty years he lived in Rome where he became one of the most important European representatives of Neo-Classicist sculptural art.
|Bertel Thorvaldsen is buried in the courtyard of this|
museum, under a bed of roses, by his own wish.
|Dying Lion Monument, Lucerne, Bertel Thorvaldsen.|