Portrait of the Sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.
1833. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More.
(1770-1844) Danish sculptor, was born and educated in Copenhagen, but lived most of his life in Rome. He revived the ancient classical tradition in sculpture. His most famous works are Triumphal Entry of Alexander into Babylon, Christ and the Twelve Apostles, Venus, Jason and others