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Thorvaldsen, born a Lutheran, was a spectator in Rome of bigotry and skepticism, and took refuge in artistic impartiality.
When he modelled this monument, Thorvaldsen had never seen a live lion.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
Thorvaldsen's position to the antique is influenced by the same ideas and presents a succession of almost parallel movements.
By his abrupt return to the antique, Thorvaldsen as it were ignored the whole development of art since the days of the Greeks.
The town possesses a statue to Thorvaldsen, the famous sculptor, who was of Icelandic descent.