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Thorvaldsen applies for a grant from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
Thorvaldsen presents the relief Numa Pompilius and Egeria, A748, to the Royal Academy. He also ap...
Hansen visits Thorvaldsen in his home at 13 Åbenrå, Copenhagen.
Thorvaldsen’s application for the travelling scholarship of the Royal Danish Academy of Fin...
Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals
A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.
Severine Elisabet Arnette West
Thorvaldsen requests an advance on his travelling scholarship.
Nicolai Abildgaard, Jens Juel, København Kunstakademiet, 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.
Thorvaldsen’s first report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts since his departure from Cope...
Antagelig marts 1797
A sheet with several fragments in Danish, German and Italian. First two drafts of a letter in Ita...
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.
Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he arrived in Rome on March 8, ...
Karen Thorvaldsen misses her son greatly. She is unhappy with her life and her husband. He gives ...
Thorvaldsen’s draft of his first report to Abildgaard on his activities in Rome. He has visited t...
Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...
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...
Thorvaldsen informs the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has sent two samples of his wor...
Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he is still in Rome, and that h...
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...
Both Thorvaldsen’s semi-annual report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the works he w...
Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for his support. He tells him that many of the Roman art collection...
Abildgaard reports that the works Thorvaldsen sent to Copenhagen have arrived safely. He complime...
Cornelius Høyer, København Kunstakademiet
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts has evaluated Thorvaldsen’s Bacchus and Ariadne, A1, and is...
Johann Daniel Lawaetz
Lawaetz reports that he has transferred 100 rix-dollars from Nicolai Abildgaard / the Royal Danis...
Thorvaldsen is delighted that the work he has sent to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts has w...
Thorvaldsen has received Abildgaard’s latest letter and thanks him for everything he does to prom...
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,...
Thorvaldsen reports that the transportation of two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danis...
Thorvaldsen regrets that his report to the Royal Academy has been delayed. He would have liked to...
Georg Zoëga attests to the authorities that Bertel Thorvaldsen is a Danish sculptor, supported by...
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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...
Thorvaldsen reports that the two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ...
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 ...
Accademia di S. Luca
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...
Primo februar 1802
Johan Hartvig Ernst von Berger
Thorvaldsen is happy that Captain Berger has accepted to ship the four crates containing artworks...
Ulrich reports that the four crates Thorvaldsen has sent to Leghorn have been taken aboard Captai...
Thorvaldsen reports that Captain Berger has agreed to ship five crates with artworks, books etc. ...
Thorvaldsen reports that he is still in Rome, but he plans to embark on his journey back to Denma...
Antagelig april 1802
Thorvaldsen complains that he has not received any letter for a long time.
Thorvaldsen begs his father to send him a letter as he is longing for news from Copenhagen. He ex...
Thorvaldsen asks Berger to remove the marble bust of Edmund Bourke, A900, from one of the crates ...
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...
Petition from Thorvaldsen, drawn up in collaboration with Herman Schubart and addressed to Schuba...
A fragment of a letter presumably from Jacqueline Schubart, suggesting support for Thorvaldsen. T...
Abildgaard is happy about Thorvaldsen’s success in Rome. He has received the busts Thorvaldsen se...
Schubart proposes that C.F. Hansen should commission works by Thorvaldsen for the rebuilding of C...
Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has left him incapable of wor...
Fonden ad usus publicos
The foundation ad usus publicos grants Thorvaldsen 300 Danish rix-dollars due to his progress in ...
Schubart tries to persuade Crown Prince Frederik (6.) to commission works from Thorvaldsen for th...
Stanley requests permission from the Royal Academy to remain in Naples until he has recovered fro...
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...
Medio april 1804
Fonden ad usus publicos
Thorvaldsen is grateful for the grant which has encouraged him while he was suffering from low sp...
Thorvaldsen writes that he has received a grant of 300 rix-dollars from the Danish King. He thank...
Thorvaldsen is very grateful for the grant and asks that his deepest gratitude may be conveyed to...
Hansen is going to commission works for Christiansborg from Thorvaldsen, but as the rebuilding of...
Anna Maria Uhden
Thorvaldsen apologizes for not having written before since he has been busy travelling. He has ar...
First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen tells Abildgaard how devastated he was when he received the ...
Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks Abildgaard’s permission to...
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
Stanley thanks Schubart for recommending him to people in Denmark. He feels almost cured after tw...
Stanley congratulates Thorvaldsen on his appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in ...
Sandsynligvis før 27.10.1804
In two draft letters Stanley is thanked for his congratulations on Thorvaldsen’s appointmen...
Fragment of a draft letter. Thorvaldsen thanks the Schubarts.
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...
Nicolai Abildgaard, København Kunstakademiet
Canova thanks Abildgaard for his nomination as a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,...