Horace Vernet CC0
Bertel Thorvaldsen
: Bertel (Albert, Alberto) Thorvaldsen
: 19.11.1770
: 24.03.1844
: dansk
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Horace Vernet, 1832

Plaster. 48,9 cm
Inventory number: A254

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The painter Vernet (1789-1863) was the director of the French Academy in Rome when Thorvaldsen modelled his bust. The following year, Vernet painted a portrait of Thorvaldsen, which today hangs in the collection of paintings on the museum’s 1st floor.