Publications about the museum and the collections

  • Li stig miss directors choice

    Director's Choice Thorvaldsens Museum

    By Stig Miss
    2016, 80 pp. ill.
    Danish Edition.
    Tips from our former Director Stig Miss on Thorvaldsen and the museum.

    ISBN: 978 1 78551 064 9 DKK 98
  • Li stig miss directors choice

    Director's Choice Thorvaldsens Museum

    Director's Choice Thorvaldsens Museum
    By Stig Miss
    2016, 80 pp. ill.
    English Edition.
    Tips from our former Director Stig Miss on Thorvaldsen and the museum.

    ISBN: 978 1 78551 063 2 DKK 98
  • Li peter thule kristensen gottlieb bindesboll

    * Gottlieb Bindesbøll Danmarks første moderne arkitekt

    By Peter Thule Kristensen
    2013, 496 pp., ill.
    Danish Edition
    Thorvaldsens Museum's architect was the young Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll (1800 – 1856), who had stayed in Rome in the 1830s and was familiar with Thorvaldsen and his sculptures.

    ISBN: 978 87 740740 69 DKK 580
  • Li peter thule kristensen gottlieb bindesboll

    Gottlieb Bindesbøll; Denmark's First Modern Architect

    By Peter Thule Kristensen
    2013, 496 pp., ill.
    Thorvaldsens Museum's architect was the young Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll (1800 – 1856), who had stayed in Rome in the 1830s and was familiar with Thorvaldsen and his sculptures.

    ISBN: 978 87 7407407 6 DKK 580
  • Li bente lange  thorvaldsen s museum dk

    * Thorvaldsens Museum. Bygningen – farverne – lyset

    By Bente Lange
    2002, 175 pp., ill.
    Lange presents the museum as a treasure trove of studies in space, colour and light, and in this book she turns the spotlight on the museum’s amazing conception and architecture.

    ISBN: 87 7407 272 2 DKK 198
  • Li bente lange  thorvaldsen s museum

    Thorvaldsens Museum. Architecture – Colours – Light

    By Bente Lange
    2002, 175 pp., ill.
    Lange presents the museum as a treasure trove of studies in space, colour and light, and in this book she turns the spotlight on the museum’s amazing conception and architecture.

    ISBN: 87 7407 273 0 DKK 198
  • Li john henderson  the triumph of art at thorvaldsens museum

    The Triumph of Art at Thorvaldsens Museum

    By John W.G. Henderson
    2005, 120 pp., ill.
    The picture frieze around the museum façades, representing Thorvaldsen’s triumphant return to Copenhagen in 1838, has been an object of fascination since the museum was opened in 1848.

    ISBN: 87 635 0132 5 DKK 99
  • Li anne mette gravgaard og eva henschen  omkring thorvaldsens kristus

    * Omkring Thorvaldsens Kristus

    By Anne-Mette Gravgaard and Eva Henschen
    1996, 88 pp., ill.
    Thorvaldsen’s statue of Christ is among the most famous of his works. This outline of places and countries in which this sculpture has been erected clearly shows its iconic status.

    ISBN: 87 7521 076 2 DKK 50
  • Li anne mette gravgaard og eva henschen  on the statue of christ by thorvaldsen

    On the Statue of Christ by Thorvaldsen

    English edition
    By Anne-Mette Gravgaard and Eva Henschen
    1997, 92 pp., ill.
    Thorvaldsen’s statue of Christ is one of the best known of his sculptures.

    ISBN: 87 7521 084 3 DKK 50
  • Li jan zahle thorvaldsens afst bninger efter antikken og ren ssancen k benhavn 2012

    * Thorvaldsens afstøbninger efter antikken og renæssancen

    By Jan Zahle
    2012, 188 pp., ill.
    Hands, feet and faces in countless variations and sizes along with casts of some of the most famous works of sculpture in world art – Bertel Thorvaldsen’s Cast Collection was a treasure trove of inspiration for the world-famous sculptor.

    ISBN: 978 87 7521 129 6 DKK 99
  • Li torben melander  thorvaldsens antikke bronzer  k benhavn  2009

    * Thorvaldsens antikke bronzer

    By Torben Melander
    2009, 229 pp., ill.
    Torben Melander, former curator at the museum, provides a thorough and inspiring introduction to the history of this extensive collection, to the technical procedures for making the ancient Greek, Etruscan and Roman bronze artefacts and to selected examples from the various periods and cultures.

    ISBN: 978 87 7521 117 3 DKK 99
  • Li torben melander  thorvaldsens gr ske vaser  k benhavn  2006

    * Thorvaldsens græske vaser

    By Torben Melander
    2006, 103 pp., ill.
    Thorvaldsen’s collection of ancient Greek vases was created during the period the sculptor spent in Rome between 1797 and 1838. The exact spots on which they were discovered are only known in a small number of cases, but a considerable group is known to have been found in the Etruscan town of Vulci some 100 kilometres north of Rome.

    ISBN: 87 7521 111 4 DKK 99
  • Li torben melander thorvaldsen s roman lamps

    Thorvaldsen’s Roman Lamps

    By Torben Melander
    2014, 136 p., ill.
    A catalogue of The Ancient Roman Terracotta Lamps in Thorvaldsens Museum.

    ISBN: 978 87 7521 002 2 DKK 249
  • Li thorvaldsens ancient terracottas

    Thorvaldsen's Ancient Terracottas

    By Julie Lejsgaard Christensen & Kristine Bøggild Johansen
    2015, 223 pp., ill.
    A Catalogue of the Ancient Greek, Etruscan and Roman Terracottas in Thorvaldsens Museum.

    ISBN: 978 87 7521 133 3 DKK 249
  • Li jane fejfer og torben melander  thorvaldsen s ancient sculptures

    Thorvaldsen’s Ancient Sculptures

    By Jane Fejfer and Torben Melander
    2003, 147 pp., ill.
    Catalogue of the numerous ancient sculptures in Thorvaldsen’s Collection of Antiquities on the first floor of the museum. The collection has remained intact since Thorvaldsen built it up in Rome between 1797 and 1838.

    ISBN: 87 7521 102 5 DKK 249
  • Li torben melander  thorvaldsens antikker   en temmelig udvalgt samling  k benhavn  1993

    * Thorvaldsens Antikker – en temmelig udvalgt samling

    By Torben Melander
    1993, 158 pp., ill.
    Thorvaldsen’s collection of antiquities is made up of almost 10,000 artefacts. Here you can learn how the collection was established and find a description of 150 selected artefacts.

    ISBN: 87 7521 163 0 DKK 49
  • Li j rgen aabenhus damer og dyr guder og helte

    * Damer og dyr, guder og helte. En historie fra det mærkelige museum

    By Jørgen Aabenhus
    Photo Jens Lindhe
    2011, 208 p., ill.
    Children's Book.

    ISBN: 978 87 91984 16 7 DKK 198
  • Li lene ewald hesel sanne og sisyfos   og alle de andre illustreret af sussi bech k benhavn 2006

    * Sanne og Sisyfos - og alle de andre

    By Lene Ewald Hesel
    2006, 61 pp., ill.
    Sanne and her grandfather are going to tidy up. It a truly Sisyphean task – but who was Sisyphus really? Fortunately, Grandfather is better at telling about Sisyphus and Greek mythology than he is at tidying up. So Sanne and Grandfather go to Thorvaldsens Museum and the Glyptotek and look at statues from Greek mythology.

    ISBN: 978 87 63 80317 5 DKK 169
  • Li bredo grandjean  biscuit efter thorvaldsen  k benhavn  1978

    * Biscuit efter Thorvaldsen

    By Bredo Grandjean
    1978, 64 pp., ill.
    From 1838, the Royal Porcelain Manufactory and Bing & Grøndahl made a series of miniature versions of Thorvaldsen’s works in biscuit, i.e. hard fired, unglazed porcelain. The figures became very popular in their day and are today still regarded as collectors’ items.

    ISBN: 87 7521 044 4 DKK 69
  • Li l art statuaire  gyptien au musee thorvaldsen marie louise buhl

    L`Art statuarie égyptien au Musée Thorvaldsen

    French edition
    By Marie-Louise Buhl
    2000, 70 p., ill.

    ISBN: 87 7521 0924 DKK 99
  • Li torben melander  corpus vasorum antiquorum. danemark. thorvaldsens museum.  collection des antiquit s classiques

    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum

    Danemark - Thorvaldsens Museum
    Fascicule I
    Text in French
    By Torben Melander
    2000, 184 p., ill.

    ISBN: 87 7521 088 6 DKK 99