Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals
A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.
Severine Elisabet Arnette West
Nicolai Abildgaard, Jens Juel, Kunstakademiet, København, Peter Meyn
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts instructs Thorvaldsen on the terms of his travelling grant....
Claus Hvidtfeldt Blom
Thorvaldsen’s diary from his sojourn in Malta, Palermo and Naples.
Fritzsch sends his warm regards and hopes to join Thorvaldsen in Rome soon. Two of Fritzsch’s flo...
Receipt for payment of rent for Thorvaldsen’s first studio in Rome in Vicolo Aliberti 1797-1799.
Karen Thorvaldsen misses her son greatly. She is unhappy with her life and her husband. He gives ...
Eulogy for the Swiss sculptor Johann Jakob Schmid.
Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is happy to have received news from his son. He advises him to send a work o...
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts informs Thorvaldsen of a one-year prolongation of his trave...
Draft letter from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts informing Thorvaldsen of a one-year prolo...
Thanking his son for his letter, Thorvaldsen’s father writes about the hard winter, his work, and...
Abildgaard reports that the works Thorvaldsen sent to Copenhagen have arrived safely. He complime...
Cornelius Høyer, Kunstakademiet, København
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts has evaluated Thorvaldsen’s Bacchus and Ariadne, A1, and is...
Thorvaldsen’s parents are delighted with the latest letter from their son, especially because a f...
Scheel sends greetings to his friends in Rome. He recommends the island of Menorca, which is said...
Abildgaard relates that some people in Copenhagen have accused Thorvaldsen of being lazy in Rome,...
Georg Zoëga attests to the authorities that Bertel Thorvaldsen is a Danish sculptor, supported by...
J.C. Ulrich reports that the two crates Thorvaldsen has inquired about are withheld in the bankru...
Ulrich has negotiated with the shipping firm of Jaume & Schwarz regarding Thorvaldsen’s two c...
In continuation of his earlier letters, Ulrich reports that he is not able to redeem Thorvaldsen’...
Ulrich has redeemed the two crates Thorvaldsen sent to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from...
Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is happy to have received a letter from Thorvaldsen as rumours in Copenhagen...
Abildgaard informs Thorvaldsen that the last instalment of his travelling grant has been sent to ...
Ulrich has received Thorvaldsen’s letter about two crates sent from Rome via Georg Zoëga. The cra...
Johan Hartvig Ernst von Berger
Berger reports that he is willing to transport Thorvaldsen’s four crates bound for Copenhagen / t...
Ulrich has received Thorvaldsen’s letters, but his two crates have not yet arrived at Leghorn. Ul...
Ulrich reports that the four crates Thorvaldsen has sent to Leghorn have been taken aboard Captai...
Jørgen West asks what to do about the bust of Tyge Rothe, A225, which is in the care of Nicolai A...
Stanley informs his good friend of his arrival in Naples. He has contracted an illness which prev...
Gotskalk Thorvaldsen reproaches his son strongly for not returning to Copenhagen.
Stanley informs Thorvaldsen about his illness. He has to visit the spas on the island of Ischia. ...
Stanley’s illness forces him to visit the spas on the island of Ischia. He is frustrated that thi...
Stanley thanks Thorvaldsen for his letter. He very much wants to be in Rome, especially before t...
Stanley has received incorrect treatment by his Italian doctor, but his new German doctor is bett...
Abildgaard is happy about Thorvaldsen’s success in Rome. He has received the busts Thorvaldsen se...
Fonden ad usus publicos
The foundation ad usus publicos grants Thorvaldsen 300 Danish rix-dollars due to his progress in ...
Antagelig april-juni 1804
Arnold Wallick sends greetings to Thorvaldsen from Rome and asks him whether the bust of Mathias ...
Stanley has been well and ill by turns all winter. He will not be able to come to Rome until he h...
Stanley is not sure if Thorvaldsen received his last letter and writes more or less the same thin...
Hansen is going to commission works for Christiansborg from Thorvaldsen, but as the rebuilding of...
Anna Maria Uhden
Anna Maria Uhden has received Thorvaldsen’s letter from J.L. Lund. She is pleased to know that Th...
Accademia Fiorentina, Giovanni degli Alessandri
The commentary for this letter is not available at the moment.
Stanley congratulates Thorvaldsen on his appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in ...
Schubart reports that Thorvaldsen’s portrait busts of himself and Jacqueline Schubart, A718...
Stanley is ready to go to Rome but is stopped by the news of an epidmic in the area around Leghor...
Stanley thanks Thorvaldsen for his letter and asks him to thank Christian Hornbech for the letter...
Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...
Abildgaard discusses the payment for the transportation of the crates Thorvaldsen has sent to Cop...
Schubart writes that The Dance of the Muses on Helicon, cf. A705, and the portrait busts of himse...
Christian 7. appoints Thorvaldsen professor of sculpture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts...
Schubart forwards the freight bill concerning The Dance of the Muses on Helicon, cf. A705, and th...
The Academy of Fine Arts announces that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor of sculpture.
Schubart has read in a newspaper that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor at the Academy of ...
Schubart is pleased with Thorvaldsen’s appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts...
Stanley teases Thorvaldsen because he has not heard from him for a long time, but suddenly a lett...
Accademia Nazionale di Belle Arti di Bologna
Stanley ironically describes his amazement at having received two letters from Thorvaldsen. He al...
Abildgaard is sympathetic to the idea that Thorvaldsen should remain in Rome for the time being b...
Schubart recommends C.F. Høyer to Thorvaldsen. He hopes to come to Rome when the hostilities are ...
Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye
Lundbye informs Thorvaldsen of his arrival in Pisa. He tells him about the mutual friends he has ...
Johann Carl Rössler
Rössler writes from Pisa, where he has met Baron Schubart. He urges Thorvaldsen to leave Rome and...
Abildgaard informs Thorvaldsen that he will receive his salary as a professor of the Royal Academ...
Schubart urges Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero. He is pleased that the busts of Herman Schubart,...
C.F. Hansen commissions works from Thorvaldsen. For the façade of Christiansborg Palace, he wants...
The building commission will forward an advance payment at 1000 scuid to Thorvaldsen. Hansen sugg...
Kort efter 31.10.1807
Johan Georg Wahl
Wahl relates his journey from Rome to Pisa via Florence. He writes that the Schubarts are very di...
Schubart thanks Thorvaldsen for his birthday present, the drawing Mary with Jesus and John. He h...
Accademia di S. Luca, Virginio Bracci
Thorvaldsen is elected member of Accademia di S. Luca.
Schubart invites Thorvaldsen to travel to Montenero, hopefully in the company of Ernst Gottlob Ma...
Schubart invites Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero and then accompany him, Jacqueline Schubart, an...
Accademia di S. Luca
West contacts Thorvaldsen in Rome. He complains of loneliness and lack of knowledge about the cit...
Scheel has heard that Thorvaldsen has not yet begun work on the bust he has commissioned. For thi...
Antagelig oktober 1810
Lund writes that he has arrived safely in Copenhagen. He explains that a written authorization is...
This cutting is from a newspaper describes Hans West’s art collection in Copenhagen as a meeting ...
Königliche Preussische Academie der Künste
The commentary for this appointment is not available at the moment.
Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano
An attempt to persuade Thorvaldsen to visit Denmark. Information about life at home and greetings...
Before 24.3., possibly 1812
Lundbye writes to Thorvaldsen from Leghorn. He brings news about Danish friends there and regrets...
Schubart sends a picture as a model for the portrait bust of Henrik Hielmstierne, cf. A210. Agnet...
Kohlausch apologizes for not having written sooner. He has been busy with his work as a doctor in...