The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to C

Christian 8.’s Journey Abroad 1818-1822

See Related Articles on this subject: Christian 8.'s Table Decoration · Christian 8.'s Loan from Thorvaldsen

See also: Christian 8.'s Table Decoration · Christian 8.’s Diaries and Travelogue · Christian 8.'s Loan at Interest · Thorvaldsen and Danish Kingship

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

Schubart assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Frederik 6.’s new...

1.10.1818

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

8.-9.10.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Is considering interrupting his Grand Tour in order to go to Denmark and meet Thorvaldsen.

27.10.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Has given up the thought of interrupting his Grand Tour in order to go to Denmark and meet Thorva...

8.11.1819

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

Christian Frederik has considered to interrupt his grand tour of Europe temporarily in order to g...

ca. 13.11.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

The comments are not yet available.

14.11.1819

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian Frederik complains that Thorvaldsen is in Copenhagen now that he himself will soon be i...

25.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

27.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

28.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

29.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

5.1.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

6.1.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Vicolo delle Colonnette.

21.1.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

11.2.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

15.3.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

1.4.1820

Jørgen Koch

Christian 8.

Hermann Ernst Freund and Pietro Tenerani will soon begin modelling two small figures probably for...

10.5.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

12.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Rides out (in vain) to meet Thorvaldsen, who is on his way to Rome.

16.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen has arrived in Rome that day and has tea in the evening with Christian (8.) Frederik ...

17.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Dinner with Thorvaldsen and other Danes in Rome.

17.-23.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Canova’s workshop and comments on the sculptor’s works. Then he visits Thorvaldsen’s works...

21.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Dinner with Thorvaldsen and Claus Christian Bang.

24.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Celebrates Christmas Eve in the company of Thorvaldsen and other Danes in Rome. They have rice pu...

28.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen, who gets the idea of enlarging his professorial residence at the Academy of F...

30.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen is working on the bust of Caroline Amalie, A716.

2.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Dinner with Thorvaldsen and other Danes in Rome.

7.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen begins modelling the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197. The sculptor and the ...

9.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen is working on the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197.

11.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen is working on the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197.

13.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen has finished modelling the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197.

17.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen in his workshop, where he meets the Russian general Alexander Ivanovich Osterm...

27.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen, who has modelled a bust of the Austrian Prince Karl Philipp von Schwarzenberg...

28.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Plays host to a large company of noblemen and artists on the occasion of the Danish King Frederik...

30.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

1.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Dinner with Vincenzo Camuccini, Thorvaldsen, C.F. Rumohr, and Luigi Godard. He has received trans...

14.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen, who is working on the bust of Caroline Amalie, cf. A754.

22.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits the German painter Adolf Senff and then Thorvaldsen, who is working on a marble version of...

25.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Dinner with Thorvaldsen, Vincenzo Camuccini, C.F. Rumohr, Wolf Heinrich Friedrich Karl von Baudis...

26.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen and Rudolf Schadow model and others draw the beautiful Vittoria Caldoni, whom August ...

27.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Sends a drawing of his bust, cf. either A197 or A753, to Countess Pauline Escalon.

2.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Christian (8.) Frederik visits Thorvaldsen with an offer of a commission for Hermann Ernst Freund...

11.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

19.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen has modelled Christ, cf. A82 and the apostles Peter, cf. A86 and Paul, cf. A103 in clay.

22.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Soirée with Wolf Heinrich Friedrich Karl von Baudissin, Friederica Juliane von Baudissin, Otto Fr...

27.3.1821

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

The Prince has passed on C.F. Hansen’s proposal for work that Hermann Ernst Freund can execute fo...

30.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Thorvaldsen and Joseph Anton Koch.

Ca. 1.4.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation to dinner with Christian Frederik and Caroline Amalie 6.4.1821 on the occasion of thei...

2.4.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Has visited Thorvaldsen and is pleased with the sketch, Nysø34, for the statue of Caroline Amalie...

7.4.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Leaves Rome after a long visit. Thorvaldsen and other artists take leave of the royal couple at L...

31.7.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

10.8.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

19.3.1822

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...