The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Documents in which Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia is mentioned

22.6.1801

Joh. Hein. Wulffen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wulffen forwards a letter from Doctor Scheel to Thorvaldsen and explains that Scheel has told him...

Tidligst 19. og senest 23.3.1803

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Transcript of Thomas Hope’s copy of his contract with Thorvaldsen regarding Jason with the Golden...

12.11.1803

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.3.1804

Irina Vorontsova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Vorontsova asks Thorvaldsen to go to the banker Torlonia in order to draft a contract li...

7.5.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Irina Vorontsova

Thorvaldsen has learned from Countess Vorontsova’s letter that she has not received his answer no...

Efterår 1804

Jevdokija Ivanovna Golitsyna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Golitsyna explains that she has written to the banker Torlonia concerning the money she owes Thor...

7.12.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his late answer to Schubart’s letter. He thanks him for the comm...

1.7.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart has read in a newspaper that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor at the Academy of ...

2.8.1805

Irina Vorontsova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Vorontsova inquires about the sculptures which she has commissioned from Thorvaldsen, an...

12.1.1806

Irina Vorontsova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Vorontsova has ordered the banker Torlonia to pay Thorvaldsen 550 ecus for his works, an...

8.4.1806

Patrick Moir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moir informs Thorvaldsen on behalf of Thomas Hope that the fourth and last payment for Jason with...

14.6.1806

Irina Vorontsova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Vorontsova is very impatient to receive the long-awaited artworks. Thorvaldsen has informed her a...

15.8.1806

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart urges Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero. He is pleased that the busts of Herman Schubart,...

23.8.1806

Irina Vorontsova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Vorontsova is sure that Thorvaldsen has kept his promise and finished the commissioned w...

6.9.1806

C.F. Høyer

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

26.10.1810

Hans West

C.F. Høyer, Bertel Thorvaldsen

West tells Thorvaldsen and Høyer about his journey from Rome to Florence. The letter deals primar...

3.2.1811

Hans West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.8.1811

Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schelling thanks Thorvaldsen for accepting the commision for Monument to Auguste Böhmer, A700-A70...

Probably 18.11.1813

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Koreff teases Thorvaldsen for not having written or sent the drawings he had promised. He asks th...

13.10.1814

C.W. Eckersberg

J.F. Clemens

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

Efter 1815, før 1829

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.11.1816

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon writes that he has returned to Norway. He looks forward to seeing Thorvaldsen in Copenha...

19.8.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar sends a death mask of his son, Thomson Henry Bonar, and asks Thorvaldsen to execute a portr...

13.10.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar gives Thorvaldsen more details regarding the funerary monument to his son Thomson Henry Bon...

1818

August Wilhelm Kephalides

Omnes

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

1.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Contract between Thorvaldsen and G.B. Sommariva regarding the marble version of the frieze Alexan...

1.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Copy of the contract between Thorvaldsen and G.B. Sommariva concerning the marble version of the ...

1.1.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Count Sommariva has commissioned the frieze Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon in marble fr...

2.1.1818 - 17.12.1825

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

List of Sommariva’s payments to Thorvaldsen for the marble version of Alexander the Great’s Entr...

16.1.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi writes that the cast of a bust of Thomas Maitland, cf. G342, has finally arrived in Venic...

3.2.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi has apparently received a letter from Thorvaldsen which has crossed his own letter to the...

17.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of October 1818.

1.4.1819

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva fortæller Thorvaldsen, at hans intention om at rejse til Rom, hvor sønnen Luigi Sommari...

6.4.1819

Thomas Hope

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope urges Thorvaldsen to finish and deliver Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, commissio...

7.-10.5.1819

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Scavenius’ diary describing a four-day hiking and horse riding trip to the Alban Hills with...

3.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, has been completed and ...

Presumably 9.7.1819

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chiaveri asks Thorvaldsen to speak to Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia as soon as possible regarding Ja...

August 1819 - marts 1820

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts of payments concerning the following works by Thorvaldsen: A119, A893, A312, A720, A811,...

25.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

6.1.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Vicolo delle Colonnette.

17.9.1820

Stanislaus de Chaudoir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chaudoir inquires whether Thorvaldsen has had time to think about the commissioned monument to hi...

Presumably 1821

Carlo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.12.1821

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva skriver til Thorvaldsen fra Paris, hvor han heldigvis er ved godt helbred. Han har haft...

14.9.1822

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

6.9.1823

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

Antagelig januar-februar 1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

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

23.3.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

Probably 29.5.1824

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell thanks Thorvaldsen for having bought the Marcellus head for him. However, he is annoyed t...

16.10.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

26.2.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

16.5.1825

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

Kommentarerne til dette dokument er under udarbejdelse.

24.9.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Most of Thorvaldsen’s artworks have arrived safely in Copenhagen though some of the plaster...

1826-1827 (1876)

N.C.L. Abrahams

Omnes

Abrahams’ recollections of his stay in Rome 1826-27.

14.1.1826

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chiaveri informs Thorvaldsen that Giovanni Battista Sommariva has died.

15.4.1826

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

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

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen responds to Sommariva’s letter of complaint regarding his father Giovanni Battista So...

Senest 9.12.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Draft letter dated 9.12.1826.

9.12.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Thorvaldsen calls in the loan of 9000 scudi which Christian (8.) Frederik took from him, cf. cert...

5.1.1827

Børge Thorlacius

Johan Gunder Adler

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

16.1.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Request for deferred payment of the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Frederik took from T...

Antagelig 25.1.1827

Mariano Schultheiss

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schultheiss informs Thorvaldsen that the building that Thorvaldsen has shown an interest in has b...

17.3.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Concerning the way in which Thorvaldsen’s loan to Christian (8.) Frederik is to be paid bac...

17.3.1827

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The letter expresses dissatisfaction with the number of works for the Church of Our Lady and Chri...

10.4.1827

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In consequence of a royal ordinance, Thorvaldsen is asked by the Building Commission for the Chur...

14.5.1828

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.8.1829

Thomas Hope

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hope gratefully acknowledges receipt of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, the portrait busts of...

9.2.1830

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse has read Thorvaldsen’s letter to the subcommittee and is now able to send the payment of...

22.5.1830

Joseph Hambro

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.12.1830

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy

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

5.2.1833

Jan Radziwonski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dr. Jan Radziwonski forwards a letter from Zofia Potocka and reminds Thorvaldsen that Józefina Ma...

20.6.1844

J.F. Schouw

Just Mathias Thiele

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

February 1860

John Gibson

Henry Sandbach

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