The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Documents in which Wilhelm von Humboldt is mentioned

2.9.1803

Georg Zoëga

Herman Schubart

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

12.11.1803

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart has arrived in Naples and invites Thorvaldsen to visit him. He sends travelling expenses...

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports on his efforts to obtain commissions for Thorvaldsen from Denmark. Through her h...

Ultimo april 1804

Adam Gottlob Detlef Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moltke asks Thorvaldsen for the address of the German architects Gottlieb Steinmeyer and Karl Fri...

27.10.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen worries that the yellow fever in the area of Leghorn will affect the Schubarts.

28.12.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...

30.9.1805

Herman Schubart

Georg Zoëga

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

Ultimo september 1805

Johan Georg Wahl

Niels Saabye

Wahl requests Saabye to inform the family of Caspar Bartholin of his death. Thorvaldsen has made ...

Probably 22.11.1805

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Herman Schubart

Lundbye informs Schubart that C.F.F. Stanley has died. He reproduces his graveside speech and des...

8.5.1806

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye informs Thorvaldsen of his arrival in Pisa. He tells him about the mutual friends he has ...

2.6.1806

Herman Schubart

Georg Zoëga

Schubart confers with Zoëga on smuggling a collection of antique coins from Rome to Leghorn on be...

25.7.1806

Fr.G. Sulzer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sulzer asks Thorvaldsen to help him buy some Havana cigars in Leghorn and sends greetings to his ...

8.8.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for not having been in contact with regard to the commission for a monumen...

8.6.1807

Adam Gottlob Detlef Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A.G.D. Moltke transfers 200 piastres for his bust, cf. A212, regretting the delay. He would like ...

Kort efter 31.10.1807

Johan Georg Wahl

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wahl relates his journey from Rome to Pisa via Florence. He writes that the Schubarts are very di...

9.9.1808

J.L. Lund

NN

Greetings and reports from mainly the Danish-German art society in Rome.

Antagelig 15.2.1809

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

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

10.3.1809

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.1.1810

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Having no portrait of her husband, Caroline von Humboldt and the couple’s children often visit Th...

7.9.1811

Caroline von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt recommends the Prince of Anhalt-Pleß. She misses Rome. She writes about the development ...

13.11.1811

Caroline von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt is sending the letter with the Prince of Weimar, Count von Ettling, and Baron von Gersdo...

Januar 1815

Friederike Brun

Omnes

The commentary to this document is not available at the moment.

18.9.1820

Christian Daniel Rauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rauch hopes that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Warsaw. He encloses a small metal relief as a ...

15.12.1825

Alexander von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt introduces Étienne Gautier, who is the son of a wealthy family of art lovers. Gautier is...

8.1.1829

Frederik Ferdinand Friis

Just Mathias Thiele

Thorvaldsens egne kommentarer til manuskriptet til J.M. Thieles første Thorvaldsen-biografi.

6.7.1829

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.7.1829

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bunsen sender en anvisning på et restbeløb fra Wilhelm von Humboldt og beder Thorvaldsen skrive u...

20.5.1831

Karl Wilhelm Wach

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.8.1831

NN

Omnes

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

18.2.1834

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caspers thinks of the times spent in Thorvaldsen’s company in Rome and hopes that their ties of f...

September - October 1834

Pierre-Jean David d'Angers

Omnes

The commentary to this document is not available at the moment.

6.11.1836

Alexander von Humboldt

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

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

October 1842

Frederikke Wallick

Just Mathias Thiele

Frederikke Wallick’s report on her and Thorvaldsen’s journey through Europe in October 1842.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 1st part of YY in all.

11.4.1844

E.A. Hagen

Omnes

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