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Cancelled Journeys to Denmark

See also: Journey to Denmark, August-September 1838 · Journey to Denmark, July-October 1819 · Journey to Denmark, October 1842

28.5.1819

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Scavenius bought cameos after Night, cf. A369, and Day, cf. A370, finished his diary, and went fo...

24.11.1832

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen expresses his gratitude for two letters from the Building Commission for Christiansbo...

29.12.1832

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik Is pleased that Thorvaldsen intends to come to Copenhagen in the spring o...

12.1.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen hopes to see Thorvaldsen and his works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lad...

29.1.1833

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.2.1833

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Information that a Danish naval vessel will call at Leghorn in July 1833 in order to bring severa...

26.2.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea will arrive at Leghorn around 1.7.1833, and Thorvaldsen is asked to have th...

29.3.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen confirms receipt of the letter announcing that a naval vessel will arrive at Leghorn ...

29.3.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Draft of the letter dated 29.3.1833.

30.3.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has been unanimously elected director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and ...

4.4.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has unanimously been elected director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and ...

6.4.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

An accident with the marble for the portrait statue of Caroline Amalie makes it impossible for Th...

24.4.1833

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted recommends the German architect Friedrich Stammann. He asks Thorvaldsen to send some bo...

27.4.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik is looking forward to seeing Thorvaldsen again in Copenhagen in the autum...

7.5.1833

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brun is suffering, she has no hope of recovery and wants to die, but she looks forward to seeing ...

7.5.1833

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea under the command of Johan Wilhelm Cornelius Krieger left Copenhagen 1.5.18...

9.6.1833

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen should only send plaster casts to the Academy of Fine Arts and not works in marble un...

15.6.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is pleased the Thorvaldsen is satisfied with his appointment as director of the Academy of...

23.7.1833

Frederik Siegfried Vogt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea is in Naples, and the captain of the ship wants to know when Thorvaldsen’s ...

26.10.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen regrets that he has not yet begun his planned journey to Copenhagen; the work on the ...

26.10.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jonas Collin

Thorvaldsen asks Collin to help him deposit a sum of 20,000 species [40,000 rix-dollars] in the N...

26.10.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

Thorvaldsen har fuldendt relieffet Parcerne, A366. Han har 15-16 nye skulpturer under udførelse o...

15.11.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has been awarded the Silver Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog, and Christian Freder...

6.12.1833

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brun is eager to have the crates with Thorvaldsen’s marble works opened. Hermann Ernst Freund is ...

21.12.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Just Mathias Thiele

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of the report on the arrival of his works of art in Copenhagen w...

15.2.1834

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 22.2.1834

C.F. Høyer

Omnes

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

25.3.1834

C.F. Høyer, Redaktørerne ved Raketten

Omnes

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

Antagelig 21.6.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

By mistake, the Roman postal services have delayed delivery of some of Thorvaldsen’s letters. The...

7.8.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hermann Ernst Freund

Thorvaldsen’s departure for Denmark is delayed, so he asks Freund to give him a detailed report o...

16.8.1834

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

At Thorvaldsen’s request, the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace and the Univers...

28.8.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jonas Collin

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

2.9.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

4.11.1834

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.2.1835

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.6.1835

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

6.11.1835

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard writes about an excursion in the company of Danish artists to Tivoli east of Rome....

10.7.1836

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard hopes that Thorvaldsen will manage to visit him and his family before their impending de...

28.4.1837

Gottlieb Bindesbøll

Jonas Collin

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

24.5.1837

Redaktørerne ved Aftonbladet

Omnes

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

27.5.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

8.10.1837

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard is worried about Thorvaldsen’s health as he has heard about the outbreak of cholera in R...

19.12.1837

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard is impatient for news from Thorvaldsen. He reminds him to send the marble relief The Gra...