The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

 
No. 2366 of 10123
Sender Date Recipient
John Gibson [+]

Sender’s Location

Rom

4.12.1819 [+]

Dating based on

Dateringen fremgår af brevet.

William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire [+]

Recipient’s Location

Paris

Information on recipient

Udskrift: Monseur / Monsieur le Duc de Devonshire / aux souns de Messieurs Laffitte /
á Paris.
Poststemplet: ”[XX] / BEAUVO[XXX]” og “Decembre 17 1819”.

Abstract

The commentary for this letter is not available at the moment.

Rome

Your Grace,

[...] Thorwalsden’s Venus executing for your Grace is in a forward state, and this marble is good, there are a few faint spots ab[o]ut the lips but nothing worth mentioning. [...]

John Gibson

[Brevets dato er skrevet på udskriftssiden:]

Rome decembr 4 th

1819

General Comment

Af brevet citeres kun de dele, som vedrører/omhandler Thorvaldsen. Brevet er afskrevet og venligt stillet til rådighed af Eric Forster, her gengivet og revideret efter originalbrevet.

Archival Reference
Devonshire Mss., Chatsworth, Sculpture Accounts of the 6th Duke of Devonshire, f.113.
Subjects
Purchase of Sculptures for Others · Marble Carving · Spotless Marble
Works
Last updated 14.12.2012 Print