Mithra dræber tyren CC0
Bertel Thorvaldsen
: Bertel (Albert, Alberto) Thorvaldsen
: 19.11.1770
: 24.03.1844
: dansk
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Mithras killing the bull
The attribution to Thorvaldsen is uncertain. After sculpture found i 1798 in a Mithras cave by the British painter and archaeologist Robert Fagan

Pencil on paper. Inscription in pencil. 227/221 x 290/287 mm
Inventory number: D1139

Works, relating to this work: Mithras killing the bull, marble, Musei Vaticani, Galleria Lapidaria, inv.nr. 6982

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