An original Study from the life, by R. Peale--The Portrait of the celebrated Sculptor THORWALDSEN, a native of Denmark and originally a shipwright. He went young to Rome, studied assiduously in despite of poverty, and finally rose to the pinnacle of fame.--Since the death of Canova, he is considered the master spirit of Sculpture, the rich and honoured ornament of Rome. [Pp. 13-14.]
Catalogue of Peale's Italian Pictures, now exhibiting at Sully and Earle's Gallery. In Chestnut opposite the State-House. Admittance 25 cents--children half price--Season Tickets 50 cents. Philadelphia: Printed for the Publisher. 1831.