Record number 07/4620
Author Thiele, Just Matthias, 1795 - 1874
Uniform Title[Thorvaldsens Biographi. English. Barnard.]
TitleThe Life Of Thorvaldsen, Collated From The Danish Of J. M. Thiele, By Rev. M. R. Barnard, B.A., Author Of "Sport In Norway, And Where To Find It;" Late Chaplain To The British Consulate, Christiania, Norway. -
ImprintLondon:: Chapman And Hall, 193, Piccadilly., 1865.
Physical Descriptionxxxix, [1], 247, [1], 36 p.; 201 mm. (Duodecimo.)
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - Preface - Contents - List Of Thorvaldsen's Works, In Chronological Order - Introductory Remarks - [Text]; [colophon] - [Publishers' advertisement].
Summary NoteAs the Preface states, the English text is a collation 'from the voluminous work of Herr Thiele' (i.e. Thorvaldsens biographi, 4 vols. 1851-6).

The text is followed by 'A Catalogue Of Books Published By Chapman And Hall, 193, Piccadilly. October, 1864.'
Responsibility NoteThe printers are named on the title-page verso and in the colophon: 'London: Printed By Woodfall And Kinder, Milford Lane, Strand, W.C.'

The book is dedicated by Mordaunt R. Barnard to the Princess of Wales [afterwards Queen Alexandra].
SubjectArtists - Artists, Danish - Sculptors - Sculpture - Danes - Italy - Rome - History - 18th century - 19th century - Neoclassicism
Biography - Art history - Denmark - 19th century
Biography - Art history - Translations into English - Translations from Danish - Great Britain - 19th century
Publishers' catalogues - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Thorvaldsen, Bertel, 1768 - 1844
ReferencesBiographic studies of Thorvaldsen include B. Jørnæs, Billedhuggeren Bertel Thorvaldsens liv og værk (1993); R.W. Buchanan, Thorvaldsen and his English critics (1865?).
Copy NoteThe rear pastedown carries the binder's ticket, which reads, 'Bound By Bone & Son. - 76, Fleet Street, London.'
Binding Note19th-century red cloth, upper and lower covers decorated in blind; spine lettered 'The Life of Thorvaldsen - Barnard.' and 'London Chapman & Hall'.
Contributors Alexandra, Queen, Consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844 - 1925, dedicatee
Bone, William, fl. ca. 1823 - 1865?, binder
Chapman and Hall (London). publisher
Woodfall and Kinder (London). printer
W. Bone and Sons (London). binder
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