Countess Vorontsova asks Thorvaldsen to go to the banker Torlonia in order to draft a contract li...
Jevdokija Ivanovna Golitsyna
Golitsyna explains that she has written to the banker Torlonia concerning the money she owes Thor...
Schubart forwards the freight bill concerning The Dance of the Muses on Helicon, cf. A705, and th...
Stanley has given Landini a letter from Thorvaldsen, who is at Montenero, and asks for news about...
Stanley’s health is tolerable. Anna Maria Uhden is also well, as is Thorvaldsen’s dog...
Abildgaard is sympathetic to the idea that Thorvaldsen should remain in Rome for the time being b...
Vorontsova is very impatient to receive the long-awaited artworks. Thorvaldsen has informed her a...
Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for helping Gotskalk Thorvaldsen. The war has given Thorvaldsen fin...
Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia
The banker Torlonia requests the delivery of Thorvaldsen’s sculptures for Countess Vorontsova.
Countess Vorontsova is sure that Thorvaldsen has kept his promise and finished the commissioned w...
Thorvaldsen thanks Schubart for a bill of exchange. He has had financial problems because the war...
Wilhelm Friedrich Gmelin
Gmelin has asked the publisher Domenico Artaria to send three of his engravings after Lorrain to ...
Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence, blaming his poor ability to write letters. He has so...
Receipt of payment for three engravings by W.F. Gmelin after Claude Lorrain, sent to Count Adam G...
Theodor von der Ropp
Ropp is grateful that his works are finished. In his opinion the Jupiter Otricoli is not part of ...
Theodor von der Ropp
Thorvaldsen thanks Ropp for the payment of his works. Regarding Jupiter Otricoli, he thinks that ...
Receipt for payment of Antonio Moglia’s marble work on the relief Venus, Mars and Cupid in ...
Presumably spring 1812
Thorvaldsen admits that the addressee has every reason to be angry with him.
G.L. Lahde, Adam Oehlenschläger
The commentary to this document is not available at the moment.
The commentary for this letter is not available at the moment.
Knudtzon asks Thorvaldsen to complete and send three commissioned marble reliefs as soon as possi...
Knudtzon asks Thorvaldsen to buy some antique objects for his friend Alexander Baillie and to res...
Knudtzon writes that he, Alexander Baillie, and his brother Hans Carl Knudtzon had a pleasant jou...
Knudtzon has talked to the German publisher and printer Johann Friedrich Wenner about the publica...
Ulrich asks when the works commissioned by Alexander Baillie and Jørgen Knudtzon will be ready fo...
Hans Carl Knudtzon
Knudtzon reminisces about his journey to Rome and hopes to see Thorvaldsen the following year dur...
Knudtzon writes that he has returned to Norway. He looks forward to seeing Thorvaldsen in Copenha...
Thorvaldsen writes that he has been very busy working and showing his workshop to English visitor...
Ropp thanks Thorvaldsen after having received Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Venus with the Appl...
Workshop accounts for the second week of March 1818.
Excerpt of Ingemann’s Reiselyren, which describes some of Thorvaldsen’s works.
Oktober 1819 - august 1821
The commentary for this account is not available at the moment.
Peder Brønnum Scavenius
Peder Brønnum Scavenius
Scavenius visited Thorvaldsen’s workshop together with Hermann Ernst Freund and admired some of T...
The commentary for this diary entry is not available at the moment.
William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire
The commentary for this contract is not available at the moment.
Hermann Ernst Freund
Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the progress of work in the workshop in Rome. He mentions the work...
A description of the sculpture gallery at Woburn Abbey, including three works by Thorvaldsen, Pri...
Molbech’s account of his visit to Rome, in which he compares Thorvaldsen and Canova and describes...
Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the accident that took place 8.11.1820 in one of Thorvaldsen’s wor...
Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...
Article on Theodor von der Ropp’s art collection, comprising 10 works by Thorvaldsen.
Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn
Just Mathias Thiele
Thiele describes Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Rome.
Thiele’s poem about Venus with the Apple, cf. A12, which went down with a cargo vessel but was sa...
Redaktørerne ved Nyt Aftenblad
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Christian (8.) Frederik sends a list of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks that he wants to be...
Johan Gunder Adler
Hermann Ernst Freund
List of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which Christian (8.) Frederik wants to be sent to D...
List of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which were put on board the brig St. Croix in order...
23.2. - 24.5.1828
Studio account of the work on the marble relief Venus, Mars and Cupid in the smithy of Vulcan, cf...
Abrahams makes sarcastic remarks about the lack of real news from Copenhagen; the marriage betwee...
Hornemann reports the latest gossip from the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and about their m...
Knudtzon reports that Thorvaldsen’s statues of Venus, A853, Ganymede Offering the Cup, A85...
Peale describes his impression of Thorvaldsen, his works, and his studio practice. He is critical...
For unknown reasons, the letter has been severely damaged. See instead the draft of the letter fo...
Christian Frederik has heard that the Alexander Frieze, cf. A503, and Christ, cf. A82, and John t...
Kort før 6.1.1832
Accademia Filarmonica Romana
The commentary for this invitation is not available at the moment.
Clarification of circumstances relating to the commissions for Christiansborg Palace and the Chur...
Bisi renews his request for a drawing by Thorvaldsen for his album. He sends two of his engraving...
Marie Puggaard describes her and her parents’ first visit to Thorvaldsen. He surpasses all their ...
1837 or 1839
List of reliefs by Thorvaldsen, probably corresponding to the ones purchased by Wilhelm 1.
Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten
Redaktørerne ved Nyt Magasin for Natur og Menneskekundskab
Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavns Morgenblad
After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842
Sixth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft is considerably longer than the final letter.
Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt
Small fragment of a stamped letter on which Thorvaldsen has made some notes in pencil.
NN, Adam Oehlenschläger, H.C. Ørsted
Redaktørerne ved Dansk Ugeskrift, N.L. Høyen
Charles Blanc, Redaktørerne ved Le Moniteur Universel
Jules Armand Dufaure