|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.