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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Thorvaldsen, (Albert) Bertel 1768?-1844. Danish sculptor. A leading neoclassicist, he executed sculptures of mythological characters, including Hebe (1806), and monuments, such as the Lion of Lucerne (1819).

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  • Their first stop is the secluded estate of Malone’s good friend, Henrik Thorvaldsen.

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  • Reykjavik ' s night life is renowned for its large clubs like NASA (Thorvaldsenstraeti 2; nasa.is) and caf é s that turn into bars at night like Kaffibarinn (Bergstadastraeti 1; 354-551-1588) and Thorvaldsen (Austurstraeti 8-10; thorvaldsen.is ).

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  • In this book the friendship of Malone and Thorvaldsen is put to the test.

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  • Just look what the the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen is doing to classic, beautiful works of art!

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  • Ten Apples and a Flat Sponge reports that the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen is selling reproductions of Venus with Apple and the Birth of Venus, with some artistic interpretation:

    REFINING FINE ART » Sociological Images

  • Less aggressive toward the wallet is the swank downtown Thorvaldsen Bar, which serves comfort drinks like mojitos.

    The Travel Advisory

  • In 1817, in Rome, Byron sat for a bust by the Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.

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  • Thorvaldsen was not really trying to start a college on Ell, he insisted, but he wanted for both himself and everyone else on the island good access to as much of human culture, as possible.

    Through The Eye Of A Needle

  • David, Canova, and Thorvaldsen have a strong sentimental streak.

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  • He bequeathed all his works to the nation, and these now form the famous Thorvaldsen Museum, which attracts the artistic-loving people of all nations to the city of Copenhagen.

    Denmark

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