[too r-vahl-suh n]
- Albert Ber·tal [ahl-bert bar-tuh l] /ˈɑl bɛrt ˈbær təl/, 1770–1844, Danish sculptor.
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It remains one of the largest and most ambitious of Thorvaldsen's works.
He entered upon this Thorvaldsen's friends task with enthusiasm.
Thorvaldsen was the son of an Icelandic sailor, who incidentally earned a living by carving wooden figure-heads for ships.
The Emperor left to Thorvaldsen the choice of the subject, but gave him only three months' time wherein to finish his models.
Yet Thorvaldsen did not The great sculptor's career fulfil his contract with Hope until fourteen years had passed.
- Bertel (ˈbertəl). 1770–1844, Danish neoclassical sculptor
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