You cannot avoid being fascinated by the ceilings when you walking around Thorvaldsens Museum. Leporello is a postcard series with 8 selected ceiling designs. Just to fold out or use to delight others.
Thorvaldsen's Museum has for a number of years had Venus and Jason on the doors of the museum's toilets.
Now we have the signs done in porcelain and they can be bought home.
The signs can also be used just as decoration in the home.
Thorvaldsen's collection of vases and the colors of the antique collection and the museum have inspired the shop's small vase series, which consists of small unique works.
Thorvaldsens Museum's building always impresses its audience with its many colors.
Now it is possible to take them home in the form of these small glaze samples,made specifically for the museum.
Classic black shopping bag with motif of the Thorvaldsens Museum inner façade, the palms on the wall was originally also on a black surface. Ideal for shopping – comfortable to carry. The shopping bag has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years on account of its benefit to the environment.
This beautiful historic notebook is in imitation leather in a beautiful green color as the wall at Thorvaldsens Museum.
Thorvaldsen had a large book collection. The collection has inspired to buy these beautiful historical notebooks. In the store we have several variants for example notebook with imitation of baroque ventaglio with fittings or with imitation of maroquin.
Nocturnelle journal is a reproduction of an antique French binding, based on a cover designed in 1829 by publishers A. & W. Galignani for The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore. This notebook cover suggests the fine Moroccan leather, structural sturdiness, careful finishing and ridged spine preferred for bindings of that era.
Thorvaldsens had a collection of Roman miniature figures. They are incredibly well done and can be found on the museum's first floor. In the store you will find a small elephant copy just to have in your pocket or in the box.
Minerva was a Roman goddess of wisdom and war. The owl was a symbol of her wisdom.
Minerva's counterpart in Greek mythology was the goddess Athena.
Thorvaldsen was a collector, and on the 1st floor one can explore his antiquity collection. Here you will find a few small mice in bronze.
Thorvaldsen gathered small Egyptian figures, there is not a hippo on the first floor, but crocodiles and other small items. Go exploring yourself.
The Owl is a frequently used symbol of wisdom. Thorvaldsen also has the owl in several of his works. Explore the museum and find the owls and buy an Owl Pin with you home.
The snake-shaped ring is a copy of a gold ring that Thorvldsen regularly wore.
The copy was cast after an amulet capsule bought by Thorvaldsen during his long stay in Rome from 1797 to 1838.
The cat was of great importance to the Egyptians, it helped them to catch mice and rats in the grain stores. In the antique collection there are many variations of miniature cats. The cat was a symbol of fertility and love.
The Cameo is a carved relief image, often used in gemstones or jewelry. Cameo jewelry has been around for centuries with early examples from the 3rd century BC. The Cameo pendant was also frequently used in Thorvaldsen's time. In his own collection there is a large selection of stones with relief effect. Cameo with chain
The owl, the symbol of wisdom, was used by Thorvaldsen in several works. Now it can also be brought home in the form of a pendant.
Gedde's fantastic map of Copenhagen is available in an elegant 36-leaf folder. These can be assembled to the original size of 2.5 x 2.5 m.
Gedde`s map shows Copenhagen in a bird's eye view and gives a unique impression of the city. It consists of 36 blades that can be assembled to form 2.5 x 2.5 m.
Included is a booklet that tells you about the card.
Politiken's art editor Peter Michael Hornung is now publishing a combined painting book and art history. The book takes the popular painting book genre to a new level: Here you get to know art while you are coloring. Get updated on art's greatest ice creams and genres and color the art-historical motifs from the cave paintings to today. Peter Michael Hornung has previously published popular books as the bestseller 'Little Art History for Children and Childish Souls' (2014), which was nominated for the Weekendavens Literature Prize.
Thorvaldsen's Museum is now available as a clipboard. Have a nice time with building the museum.
The first braided Christmas heart is believed to be braided by H.C. Andersen. The heart is yellow and green and braided in 1862. In the popular birdwatching books by Lars Holmsted you will find inspiration and guidance for a new type of "Christmas Hearts". The books are available in 4 versions with several difficulty levels in each. Then choose your favorite birds and do as H. C. Andersen, merge the Christmas decorations
Tired of sports issues? Then this cultural game might be something for you. The beauty of the cultural game is that the quiz categories cover a number of other fields, all of which are rooted in the cultural, and what brings us together as human beings. The questions in this game are divided into 18 different categories.
The Museum Shop has produced a jigsaw puzzle from the painting "Danish artists at the Osteria La Gensola in Rome" by Ditlev Blunck. Many of the jigsaw pieces are shaped to reflect the theme of the image. Size: 87 mm x 125 mm. 40 pieces approximately. You can find Thorvaldsen to the right in the painting and all the painters in the picture are represented with works in Thorvaldsen’s collection of paintings.
The blue color of the museum's star ceiling cannot fail to fascinate. Buy a card with home or send a greeting with one of the zodiac signs.
Also available in package with 12 pcs. DKK 79
These small, one-of-a-kind stars are inspired by the ceilings in the museum.
They are handmade and exclusive to Thorvaldsens Museum
With English subtitles
By Stig Miss, Karen Vad and Peter Klitgaard
The film provides a detailed insight into Thorvaldsen’s life and career in Denmark and Rome. Thorvaldsen is one of a small number of world-famous Danish sculptors. His life was completely in keeping with the traditional life of an artist – a progression from a childhood in poverty to riches and world-wide fame.
Music from Thorvaldsen's music sheets and music Thorvaldsen listened to. With Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano), Christina Åstrand (violin) and Ingolf Olsen (guitar).
Music from Thorvaldsen's guitar music sheets. With Ingolf Olsen (guitar) and Christina Åstrand (violin).
Discover old Copenhagen through a collection of 48 postcards.
Postcards are from the beginning of the 19th century and are pure nostalgia. A good hostess gift or just for joy and wonder over a time that was.
The statue became one of Thorvaldsen’s most popular works. It represents the risen Christ revealing himself to the congregation and shows the marks of the crucifixion on his hands and feet. A plaster version of the statue stands in the museum’s Christ Gallery, while the marble version can be seen in the Cathedral of Our Lady.
The famous work with which Thorvaldsen made his breakthrough in 1803. According to the Classical mythology, Jason is a prince who, in order to become king, must fetch a golden fleece that is guarded by a dangerous dragon far away in a sacred grove.
Venus won her beauty title and a golden apple from among the goddesses of Antiquity when the mortal prince Paris had to choose between Juno, Minerva and Venus. The sculpture shows Venus after the beauty competition as she holds the proof of her beauty up in front of her admiring gaze. Thorvaldsen’s sculpture of Venus was created between 1813 and 1816.
Cupid was the god of love in Antiquity. He had great power because he could strike both humans and gods with his arrows of love.
The presence of Cupid explains the Graces’ sensitive and thoughtful expressions resulting from his playing of the lyre. The three beautiful women radiate love, beauty and modesty as ideal states. These were the feminine virtues of Thorvaldsen’s own day. The sculptural group is from 1817-19.
The famous work with which Thorvaldsen made his breakthrough in 1803. According to the Classical mythology, Jason is a prince who, in order to become king, must fetch a golden fleece that is guarded by a dangerous dragon far away in a sacred grove. The sculpture shows Jason proudly standing there the moment after he has managed to gain possession of the fleece and is about to return home to his kingdom.
Pencils with Egyptian motifs.