The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Presumably 1816 Night, cf. A369, and Day, cf. A370, are commissioned in marble by Richard Bingham. The marble reliefs are in Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California.
Presumably 1816 Perhaps models portrait bust of Nikolaj Nikititj Demidov. Marble versions at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and at the Nízhni Tagil Museum in the Urals.
Presumably 1816 - 1817 Anne Bingham?, A308.
Presumably 1816 - 1817 Elizabeth Vernon?, A311.
Presumably 1816 - 1817 Georgiana Bingham?, A313.
Presumably 1816 - 1819 Unknown, A292.
Presumably 1816 - 1819 Unknown, A306.
Presumably 1816 - 1819 Unknown, A314.
Presumably 1816 - 1819 Models a portrait bust of a Valletort, executed in marble not later than 1819. The bust is unknown today.
1816 Ganymede Filling the Cup, A42.
1816 Monument for Jozefa Borkowska, A621.
1816 Hebe, A39.
1816 Hebe, A870, reworked version of A37.
1816 The Dance of the Muses on Helikon, A341.
1816 Catharina di Branciforte, A891.
1816 Georg Wilhelm Wilding, A890.
1816 Mary Ann Montagu, A267.
1816 Michael Coronini-Cronberg, A301.
1816 - presumably 1820 Hebe, A874.
2.1.1816 Lunch with C.W. Eckersberg.
30.1.1816 J.L. Lund returns to Rome, visits Thorvaldsen, and moves in at Casa Buti.
Spring 1816 Alexander Baillie, A262.
Spring 1816 Hans Carl Knudtzon, A231.
Spring 1816 Jørgen von Cappelen Knudtzon, A230.
Middle of March 1816 Probably attends a party with a Norwegian theme, possibly on the occasion of the two Norwegians, Jørgen Knudtzon’s and Hans Carl Knudtzon’s departure from Rome 19.3.1816.
Not later than 15.3.1816 Jørgen Knudtzon and Alexander Baillie commission the marble relief Cupid and Bacchus, cf. A408. He receives the relief in Trondheim in 1817 (today in the University Museum at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim).
Not later than 15.3.1816 Jørgen Knudtzon and Alexander Baillie commission the marble relief Hector with Paris and Helen, cf. A499. He receives the relief in Trondheim in 1817 (today in the University Museum at NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim).
Not later than 15.3.1816 Jørgen Knudtzon and Alexander Baillie commission the marble relief Venus, Mars and Cupid in Vulcan’s Smithy, cf. A419, today at Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire.
19.3.1816 Jørgen and Hans Carl Knudtzon (and in all probability also Alexander Baillie) leave Rome.
5.4.1816 Gives a collection of engravings as a present to C.W. Eckersberg.
6.4.1816 Wlodzimierz Potocki, cf. A155, is commissioned in marble by Anna Potocka.
Beginning of May 1816 Ganymede Filling the Cup, A43.
12.5.1816 Afskedsfest for C.W. Eckersberg arrangeret af J.L. Lund. Talrige tyske kunstnere til stede og sandsynligvis også Thorvaldsen.
Completed 12.5.1816 C.W. Eckersberg, A224.
13.5.1816 C.W. Eckersberg leaves Rome. Early in the morning Thorvaldsen and others, among them Johan Niklas Byström and J.L. Lund, accompany him as far as Nero’s Tomb outside Rome.
Summer 1816 William Haldimand commissions a portrait bust of himself. The bust, if executed at all, is unknown today.
Summer 1816 - summer 1817 Restores the marble sculptures from the temple of Aphaia on the island of Aegina, for Ludwig 1. of Bavaria in a studio on Via del Corso close to Piazza del Popolo.
Not earlier than summer 1816 Richard Bingham”:/personer/bingham-richard commissions the first marble copy of Venus with the Apple, cf. A12. Today at Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California.
20.7.1816 Member of a commission to evaluate the antique works of art purchased for the papal collections with Antonio Canova among others.
3.9.1816 Elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts in Perugia.