The Creation of Adam

Briseis and Achilles. Bertel Thorvaldsen. 1803. Executed in marble by George Christian Freund after the original plaster model of 1803. 114 x 239 cm. Thorvaldsen Museum, Copenhagen. This bas relief is Figure 47 in in Lionel Gossman’s ”Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century.

Other artist’s representations of this subject from Homer’s Iliad

Bibliography

Gossman, Lionel. Unwilling Moderns: The Nazarene Painters of the Nineteenth Century. Victorian Web [Complete text in the Victorian Web].


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