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7.3.1817

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In his capacity as member of a committee, Mokronowski writes to Thorvaldsen to ask him if he is w...

15.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen accepts the commission for an equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A123, and a...

1.7.1817

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski thanks Thorvaldsen for accepting the commission for the equestrian statue of Józef Po...

10.9.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen notes that his conditions for executing the equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski ha...

17.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen writes that the wording of Mokronowski’s last letter might give the impression that h...

29.4.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski answers two letters from Thorvaldsen of March 1818. He also sends a specification of ...

8.7.1818

Leon Potocki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Preliminary contract regarding the equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A123. Thorvaldsen ...

3.4.1819

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch er fra polsk side blevet opfordret til at være tovholder på bronzestøbningen og forsendelse...

15.5.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt har ikke afkrævet Thorvaldsen svar m.h.t. Rauchs eventuelle rolle i udformn...

25.5.1819

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi presses Thorvaldsen for an answer concerning the monument to Thomas Maitland, cf. A258 an...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

16.1.1820

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.9.1820

Christian Daniel Rauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rauch hopes that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Warsaw. He encloses a small metal relief as a ...

2.6.1821

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski refers to his letter of February 3rd with an enclosure concerning the funerary monume...

7.9.1821

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski introduces Bernard Potocki, a nephew of Włodzimierz Potocki, who is coming to Rome. H...

15.9.1821

Auguste-Jean-Marie Carbonneaux

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Carbonneaux has been asked by the Polish committee if he will cast the monument to Józef Poniatow...

14.12.1821

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Grabowski

Thorvaldsen expresses his grief at the death of Stanisław Mokronowski. He regrets that several pr...

6.1.1822

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Auguste-Jean-Marie Carbonneaux

Thorvaldsen is pleased that Carbonneaux has been chosen to cast the equestrian statue of Józef Po...

12.1.1822

F. Louis Coué

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Coué has received a letter from a Parisian bronze caster who is in contact with Thorvaldsen conce...

6.2.1822

Stanisław Grabowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.3.1822

François Léquine

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Léquine has heard that the model for Józef Poniatowski, A123, will soon be finished and reminds T...

Omkring 11.5.1822

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Grabowski

Thorvaldsen writes a report on his current Polish commissions. The funerary monument to Potocki h...

6.9.1822

F. Louis Coué

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Coué mentions an earlier letter sent through J.G. Schadow and Rudolf Schadow. He supposes that th...

9.5.1823

Jollage & Hopfgarten

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bronzestøberne Jollage og Hopfgarten kvitterer for modtagelsen af betaling for støbning af en bro...

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...

7.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen lists the works which will be ready to be sent to Denmark in the spring of 1827. Extr...

7.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

One of three draft letters, in Thorvaldsen’s own hand, of a fourth draft letter dated 7.2.1...

7.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

One of three draft letters, in Thorvaldsen’s own hand, of a fourth draft letter dated 7.2.1...

November 1827

N.C.L. Abrahams

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abrahams sends a report from Paris. He has met the bronze caster Louis-Claude-Ferdinand Soyer, wh...

Juni 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jakub Tatarkiewicz

Thorvaldsen attests to the efficiency, skill, and diligence of his assistant Jakúb Tatarkiewicz, ...

29.12.1828

Stanisław Grabowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Grabowski reports that the plaster model of Józef Poniatowski, A123, has reached Danzig (Gdańsk) ...

30.12.1828

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Cancellation of the commission for two marble candelabra which Thorvaldsen was to have executed f...

1.4.1829

Jakub Tatarkiewicz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tatarkiewicz writes that there have been problems with the casting of Nicolaus Copernicus after t...

27.2.1830

Ludwig 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.1.1840

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen pays tribute to King Christian VIII six weeks after his accession to the throne. Thor...

23.12.1841

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Information about the expected arrival at Leghorn of the frigate Thetis and about the sepulchral ...

Tidligst 13.1.1842, før 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fourth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Sixth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft is considerably longer than the final letter.

15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen confirms receipt of the letter saying that a frigate will be sent to Italy in order t...