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Christiansborg Palace, Middle Room (Thorvaldsen’s Apartment)

See Related Article on this subject: Commission for Christiansborg

See also: Alexander Frieze, Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen · Christiansborg Palace and Church, H.E. Freund’s Works of Art · Christiansborg Palace, Great Portal · Christiansborg Palace, Main Staircases · Christiansborg Palace, Dining Room · Christiansborg Palace, Great Hall · Christiansborg Palace, Great Hall, H.W. Bissen’s Frieze · Christiansborg Palace, Throne Room

December 1817

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

A prospectus in which Kruse invites his fellow countrymen to contribute to the acquisition of Tho...

Efter 1.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

A prospectus in German in which Kruse invites his Danish-German fellow countrymen in Schleswig, H...

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

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

20.6.1818

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is pleased that Frederik 6., in his letter dated 15.6.1818, has ordered the commission of ...

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6. commissions the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christiansborg Palace.

10.7.1818

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is pleased that his native country now acknowledges his achievements with a large com...

27.12.1819

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An account of the meeting in Copenhagen on 24.11.1819, in which Thorvaldsen promised the Building...

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Clarification of circumstances relating to the commissions for Christiansborg Palace and the Chur...

21.8.1832

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6. has approved C.F. Hansen’s drawings for the great hall and two adjoining apartments o...

24.11.1832

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

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...

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...

8.10.1833

C.W. Eckersberg, Kunstakademiet, København, Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea arrived in Copenhagen 20.9.1833. The crates with Thorvaldsen’s works have b...

22.2.1834

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

The art lovers of Copenhagen are told what the reasons are why it has not yet been possible to ex...

16.4.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is in bed with a severe cold and dictates the letter to Ludvig Bødtcher, so C.F. Hans...

6.2.1835

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elisa Paulsen’s dowry has been arranged through Jonas Collin. Among Thorvaldsen’s artworks transp...

2.2.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

The Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace has been asked to commission four marble statue...