Arkivet, Thorvaldsens Museum

 
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Afsender Dato Modtager
John Gibson [+]

Afsendersted

Rom

7.5.1842 [+]

Dateringsbegrundelse

Dateringen fremgår af brevet.

Margaret Sandbach [+]

Modtagersted

Antagelig Hafodunos, Llangernyw

Resumé

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7th May 1842 Rome

[...] Thorvaldsen has rebelled against his Baroness, thrown away the carpets, you never saw such disorder, some ladies whom I presented to him yesterday were surprised at his dirty appearance, he has declared that he will not go back with her to Copenhagen. This conduct altogether threw her ill, she would not see anyone for days, but now she goes about with him as before and he told me he will go and come back to Rome. The fact is that he is an old fool. He has modelled two apostles (Thaddaeus and Andrew) since his return, large as those you saw and works every day with great vigour. [...]

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Af brevet citeres kun de dele, som vedrører/omhandler Thorvaldsen. Brevet er afskrevet med enkelte ortografiske rettelser og venligt stillet til rådighed af Eric Forster.

Arkivplacering
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales, MS 20566E-28.
Emneord
Bestillingen til Vor Frue Kirke · Karakteristikker af Thorvaldsens person · Stridigheder med Thorvaldsen
Personer
Christine Stampe
Værker
Sidst opdateret 04.03.2011 Print