The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Thorvaldsens Museum’s Categories for the Description of Works of Art and Objects

CATEGORIES

Artwork / Object

1.1. Catalogue Number
1.2. Inventory Number
1.3. Catalogue Level
1.4. Classification Term
1.5. Type of Artwork / Object
1.6. Preparatory / Finished Artwork
1.7. Version / Edition Description
1.8. Components Type
1.9. Fragmented / Intact Description
1.10. Intern Remarks
1.11. Source
1.11.1. Page
1.12. ID Number

Title

2.1. Title Text
2.2. Title Type
2.3. Title Language
2.4. Preference
2.5. Title Date Earliest
2.5.1. Add on
2.5.2. Before Christ
2.6. Title Date Latest
2.6.1. Add on
2.6.2. Before Christ
2.7. Description
2.8. Intern Remarks
2.9. Source
2.9.1. Page

Creation

3.1. Creator Name
3.2. Preferred
3.3. Creator Authenticity
3.4. Creator Role
3.5. Creator Act
3.6. Creator Extent
3.7. Creation Place / Original Location
3.8. Historic Geopolitical Area
3.9. Creation Date Earliest
3.9.1. Add on
3.9.2. Before Christ
3.10. Creation Date Latest
3.10.1. Add on
3.10.2. Before Christ
3.11. Creator Description
3.12. Intern Remarks
3.13. Source
3.13.1. Page

Commissioner

4.1. Commissioner Name
4.2. Commission Cost
4.3. Commission Date Earliest
4.3.1. Add on
4.3.2. Before Christ
4.4. Commission Date Latest
4.4.1. Add on
4.4.2. Before Christ
4.5. Commissioner Description
4.6. Intern Remarks
4.7. Source
4.7.1. Page

Culture / Period / Movement

5.1. Culture / Period
5.2. Cultural Movement / Style / Artist Group / School
5.3. Culture / Period Description
5.4. Intern Remarks
5.5. Source
5.5.1. Page

Measurements

6.1. Dimensions Type
6.2. Dimensions Extent
6.3. Dimensions Value
6.4. Dimensions Unit
6.5. Scale Type
6.6. Shape
6.7. Coin
6.7.1. Coin Stamp Position / Die Axis
6.7.2. Coin Weight Standard
6.7.3. Coin Denomination
6.8. Dimensions Date Earliest
6.8.1. Add on
6.8.2. Before Christ
6.9. Dimensions Date Latest
6.9.1. Add on
6.9.2. Before Christ
6.10. Dimensions Description
6.11. Intern Remarks
6.12. Source
6.12.1. Page

Materials / Techniques

7.1. Techniques
7.2. Materials
7.2.1. Material Color
7.2.2. Material Source Place
7.3. Pedestal / Framing
7.4. Watermark Identification
7.5. Material Date Earliest
7.5.1. Add on
7.5.2. Before Christ
7.6. Material Date Latest
7.6.1. Add on
7.6.2. Before Christ
7.7. Materials / Techniques Description
7.8. Intern Remarks
7.9. Source
7.9.1. Page

Inscriptions / Marks

8.1. Inscription Transcription
8.2. Inscription Type
8.3. Inscription Language
8.4. Inscription Location
8.5. Inscription Author
8.6. Inscription Date Earliest
8.6.1. Add on
8.6.2. Before Christ
8.7. Inscription Date Latest
8.7.1. Add on
8.7.2. Before Christ
8.8. Intern Remarks
8.9. Source
8.9.1. Page

Preservation

9.1. Preservation Type
9.2. Examination / Treatment Agent
9.3. Examination / Treatment Date Earliest
9.3.1. Add on
9.3.2. Before Christ
9.4. Examination / Treatment Date Latest
9.4.1. Add on
9.4.2. Before Christ
9.5. Condition / Examination Description
9.6. Condition Status
9.7. Intern Remarks
9.8. Source
9.8.1. Page

Value / Insurance

10.1. National Importance
10.2. Appraiser
10.3. Value Date Earliest
10.3.1. Add on
10.3.2. Before Christ
10.4. Value Date Latest
10.4.1. Add on
10.4.2. Before Christ
10.5. Value Description
10.6. Intern Remarks
10.7. Source
10.7.1. Page

Subject Matter

11.1. Motive / Theme

Context

12.1. Context Type
12.2. Name / Identification
12.3. Place
12.4. Related person
12.5. Context Date Earliest
12.5.1. Add on
12.5.2. Before Christ
12.6. Context Date Latest
12.6.1. Add on
12.6.2. Before Christ
12.7. Intern Remarks
12.8. Source
12.8.1. Page

Related Artworks / Objects

13.1. Relationship Headline
13.2. Artwork / Object
13.3. Relationship Type
13.4. Relationship Description
13.5. Intern Remarks

Location

14.1. Location Status
14.2. Repository / Geographic Location
14.3. Registrator
14.4. Repository Number
14.5. Inventory Date Earliest
14.5.1. Add on
14.5.2. Before Christ
14.6. Inventory Date Latest
14.6.1. Add on
14.6.2. Before Christ
14.7.
14.8. Intern Remarks
14.9. Source
14.9.1. Page

Ownership / Provenance

15.1. Owner / Agent Name
15.2. Owner / Agent Role
15.3. Anonymity
15.4. Ownership Place
15.5. Owner’s Numbers
15.5.1. Number Type
15.6. Transfer Mode
15.7. Financial Contributor
15.8. Cost / Value
15.9. Ownership Date Earliest
15.9.1. Add on
15.9.2. Before Christ
15.10. Ownership Date Latest
15.10.1. Add on
15.10.2. Before Christ
15.11. Provenance Description
15.12. Intern Remarks
15.13. Source
15.13.1. Page

Transportation

16.1. Means of Transport
16.2. Crate Number
16.3. Sender
16.4. Recipient
16.5. Transportation Description
16.6. Intern Remarks
16.7. Source
16.7.1. Page

Loan / Exhibition History

17.1. Exhibition / Loan
17.2. Number
17.3. Number Type
17.4. Exhibition Type
17.5. Loan Status
17.6. Loan Date Earliest
17.6.1. Add on
17.6.2. Before Christ
17.7. Loan Date Latest
17.7.1. Add on
17.7.2. Before Christ
17.8. Exhibition / Loan Description
17.9. Intern Remarks
17.10. Source
17.10.1. Page

Cataloging History

18.1. Cataloger Name
18.2. Catalogue Level
18.3. Catalogue Number
18.4. Description
18.5. Intern Remarks
18.6. Source
18.6.1. Page

Sources / Other References

19.1. Author
19.2. Text / Quotation
19.3. Publication Type
19.4. Text Language
19.5. Text Date Earliest
19.5.1. Add on
19.5.2. Before Christ
19.6. Text Date Latest
19.6.1. Add on
19.6.2. Before Christ
19.7. Intern Remarks
19.8. Source / Reference
19.8.1. Page

THESAURUS

Exhibition

1. Exhibition Title
2. Exhibition Venue
3. Exhibition Curator
4. Exhibition Organizer
5. Exhibition Sponsor
6. Venue Date Earliest
6.1. Add on
6.2. Before Christ
7. Venue Date Latest
7.1. Add on
7.2. Before Christ
8. Intern Remarks
9. Source
9.1. Page

Literature

1. Type of Reference
2. Author
2.1. First Author
2.2. Editor
2.3. Translator
3. Title
3.1. Primary Title
3.2. Secondary Title
3.3. Translated Title
4. Publishing
4.1. Publishing Place
4.2. Language
4.3. Publisher
4.4. Edition
4.5. Reprint Edition
4.6. Publication Year
4.6.1. Add on
5. Numbering
5.1. User definable 1
5.2. User definable 2
5.3. User definable 3
5.4. User definable 4
5.5. Issue number
6. Volume
6.1. Volume number
6.2. Number of Volumes
6.3. Start Page
6.4. End Page
7. Keywords
7.1. Thorvaldsen’s Bibliography
7.2. Keywords
8. ISBN/ISSN
9. Website Link
10. User definable 5
11. Location
11.1. Location Reference
11.2. Accession Number
11.3. Location Status
11.4. Registrator
11.5. Inventory Date
11.5.1. Add on
12. Citations Authority Record ID

Person / Corporate Body

1. Person / Corporate Body Type
2. First name
3. Surname
4. Initials
5. Other Name
6. Nationality
7. Gender
8. Life Roles
9. Birth Dato
9.1. Add on
9.2. Before Christ
10. Death Date
10.1. Add on
10.2. Before Christ
11. Birth Place
12. Adress
13. Death Place
14. Biography
15. Intern Remarks
16. Source
16.1. Page
17. Person Authority Record ID

Place / Location

1. Place Name
2. Synonym
3. Place Type
4. Country Code (ISO 3166-1)
5. Place Broader Term
6. Geographic Coordinates
7. Place Authority Record ID

Controlled Vocabularium

1. Term Type (+)
2. Term Name
3. Synonym / Used For
4. Broader Term
5. Concept Authority Record ID

(+)
Art Classification
Catalogue Level
Coin Denomination
Coin Stamp Position
Coin Weight Standard
Component / Whole
Condition Status
Context Type
Creator Act
Creator Authenticity
Creator Extent
Cultural Movement / Style / Artist Group
Dimensions Extent
Dimensions Type
Dimensions Unit
Exhibition Type
Fragmented / Intact
Gender
Inscription Type
Life Roles
Literature Reference Type
Loan Status
Location Status
Material Color
Materials
National Importance
Nationality
Number Type
Owner / Agent Role
Place Type
Preparatory / Finished Artwork
Preservation Type
Relationship Type
Scale Type
Shape
Techniques
Title Type
Transfer Mode
User Right
Version / Edition
Work Type / Object Type

Motive / Theme

1. Subject Type
2. Subject Term
3. Synonym / Used For
4. Related Person / Corporate Body
5. Related Place / Location
6. Subject Broader Term
7. Subject Related Term
8. Subject Authority Record ID

Transportation

1. Means of Transport Name
2. Captain
3. Crew
4. Passengers
5. Courier
6. Spediteur
7. Departure Location
8. Arrival Location
9. Departure Date Earliest
9.1. Add on
9.2. Before Christ
10. Arrival Date Latest
10.1. Add on
10.2. Before Christ
11. Intern Remarks
12. Source
12.1. Page
13. Transportation Authority Record ID

Culture / Period

1. Period Term
2. Pharaoh / Emperor / King
3. Period Broader Term
4. Period Date Earliest
4.1. Add on
4.2. Before Christ
5. Period Date Latest
5.1. Add on
5.2. Before Christ
6. Intern Remarks
7. Source
7.1. Page
8. Culture / Period Authority Record ID

SETTINGS

Language

1. Language
2. Language Code (ISO 639-1)

Date Format

1. Term (Add on)
2. Possible Date Format

User

1. Name
2. Active
3. User Right
4. E-mail (Username)
5. Password
6. Repeat password

Last updated 23.01.2020