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Commission for Christiansborg

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See also: Alexander Frieze, Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen · Commission for the Copenhagen Town Hall and Courthouse · Commission for the Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen · Christiansborg Palace, Great Portal · Christiansborg Palace, Main Staircases · Christiansborg Palace, Dining Room · Christiansborg Palace, Middle Room (Thorvaldsen’s Apartment) · Christiansborg Palace, Great Hall · Christiansborg Palace, Great Hall, H.W. Bissen’s Frieze · Christiansborg Palace, Throne Room

Efter 1803

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

17.1.1804

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard is happy about Thorvaldsen’s success in Rome. He has received the busts Thorvaldsen se...

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports on his efforts to obtain commissions for Thorvaldsen from Denmark. Through her h...

Februar-marts 1804

Herman Schubart

C.F. Hansen

Schubart proposes that C.F. Hansen should commission works by Thorvaldsen for the rebuilding of C...

25.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has left him incapable of wor...

25.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Third draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has ...

25.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has ...

26.3.1804

Herman Schubart

Frederik 6.

Schubart tries to persuade Crown Prince Frederik (6.) to commission works from Thorvaldsen for th...

18.6.1804

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is going to commission works for Christiansborg from Thorvaldsen, but as the rebuilding of...

Før 18.6.1804

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Prime Minister Christian Ditlev Reventlow is considering having sculptures for the new Christians...

Primo august 1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen thanks Hansen for his invitation to contribute to the decoration of Christiansborg. H...

28.12.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...

31.1.1805

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard discusses the payment for the transportation of the crates Thorvaldsen has sent to Cop...

4.3.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart writes that Charlotte Schimmelmann is satisfied with Thorvaldsen’s sketch of Bapti...

15.3.1805

J.F. Clemens

J.L. Lund

Several messages concerning, among other things, Johan Bülow’s interset in a marble copy of...

14.4.1805

Gustav Stanley

C.F.F. Stanley

Gustav Stanley sends news from Copenhagen about Christiansborg Palace and the Academy of Fine Art...

26.7.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart is pleased with Thorvaldsen’s appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts...

16.9.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart hopes that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Rome. He mentions the mortally ill Caspar B...

19.10.1805

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard is sympathetic to the idea that Thorvaldsen should remain in Rome for the time being b...

18.6.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for helping Gotskalk Thorvaldsen. The war has given Thorvaldsen fin...

18.6.1806

C.F. Høyer

Nicolai Abildgaard

Høyer suggests that commissions for Christiansborg Palace should soon be given to Thorvaldsen bef...

31.12.1806

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen commissions works from Thorvaldsen. For the façade of Christiansborg Palace, he wants...

16.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen suggests subjects from Greek mythology for the reliefs for the Christiansborg Palace ...

16.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft for letter: Thorvaldsen suggests motifs from Greek mythology for the reliefs for the Christ...

21.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen has received commissions from C.F. Hansen and the Building Commission for Christiansb...

9.3.1807

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen suggests that the statues of Solon and Lycurgus for the Copenhagen city hall and cour...

9.3.1807

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart is pleased that Thorvaldsen has received commissions from Denmark. He is going to ask Ch...

15.5.1807

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The building commission will forward an advance payment at 1000 scuid to Thorvaldsen. Hansen sugg...

16.5.1807

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace informs Thorvaldsen that he will receive an adv...

20.5.1807

Det kongelige bankkontor, Altona

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The bank informs Thorvaldsen that 1,000 scudi will be transferred to him through J.C. Ulrich at L...

6.6.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen is unable to come to Montenero because of too much work. He has put off sending casts...

15.6.1807

J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.C. Ulrich sends Thorvaldsen two bills of exchange for a total of 1000 scudi. He asks Thorvaldse...

20.7.1807

J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.C. Ulrich sends a copy of his letter of 15.6.1807 and asks Thorvaldsen to acknowledge receipt o...

6.8.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of the advance payment for the works for Christiansborg Palace a...

23.9.1807

Georg Zoëga

Herman Schubart

Zoëga writes that Thorvaldsen has returned to Rome and is very depressed about the bombardment of...

17.11.1808

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schimmelmann is happy that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4 is finished. Sh...

4.2.1809

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

22.4.1809

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.3.1811

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hans West

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

19.1.1812

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An attempt to persuade Thorvaldsen to visit Denmark. Information about life at home and greetings...

3.2.1813

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Christian 8.

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

2.12.1815

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted advises Thorvaldsen to return to Denmark, at least for a year. He encloses letters for ...

29.1.1816

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen is delighted to inform Thorvaldsen that Frederik VI has invited him to Copenhagen, an...

22.3.1816

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the letters he has received from C.F. Hansen and Prince Christian, wh...

24.8.1816

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen wants to know when Thorvaldsen is leaving Rome. He thinks that a visit like this woul...

9.3.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

28.3.1817

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen has to postpone his trip to Denmark because he has to finish John Russell’s com...

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen answers C.F.Hansen’s letter of 24.8.1816. He explains that his trip to Denmark has be...

December 1817

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

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

Tidligst 1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kruse encloses the prospectus in which the Danish population is invited to contribute to the acqu...

Efter 1.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

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

27.1.1818

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Omnes

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

1.4.1818

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Eckersberg takes advantage of the departure of the Nymph from Copenhagen to send greetings to Tho...

7.4.1818

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

For a long time, the Academy of Fine Arts has wished to possess plaster casts of Thorvaldsen’s wo...

23.4.1818

Peder Hjort

Omnes

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

9.5.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Christiansborg...

9.5.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Draft of a letter dated 9.5.1818.

30.5.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commission asks for the four marble reliefs for Christiansborg Palace, cf. A317, A318, A319, ...

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.

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Copy of the letter dated 20.6.1818.

10.7.1818

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen looks forward to embracing C.F. Hansen in Copenhagen soon. He characterizes the sculp...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the commission for the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christi...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Second draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

First draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

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

1.4.1819

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Scavenius visited Thorvaldsen’s workshop together with Hermann Ernst Freund and admired some of T...

22.11.1819

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A.W. Hauch would like to meet with Thorvaldsen and discuss some suggestions for decorating some r...

25.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

27.12.1819

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 6.1.1820, før 15.2.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

15.2.1820

C.F. Høyer

Hermann Ernst Freund

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

11.3.1820

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen firmly declines the proposal of the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace tha...

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen’s copy of the letter dated 25.5.1820, see the comments there.

28.5.1820

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment for works for Christiansborg Palace.

7.6.1820

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

Allgemeine Zeitung reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Berlin and Dresden, on his coming visi...

23.12.1820

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

2.3.1821

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen’s proposal for the assignments that Hermann Ernst Freund may be given by the Building...

3.3.1821

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

C.F. Hansen’s proposal for the assignments that Hermann Ernst Freund may be given by the Buildin...

15.10.1822

Peder Malling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.11.1824

Ernst Schimmelmann, Udenrigsdepartementet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik VI has ordered the brig St. Croix to go to the Mediterranean on its way back from the Da...

10.1.1825

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Completed works of art for Christiansborg Palace are to be sent to Leghorn, from where the brig ...

26.2.1825

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik sends a list of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks that he wants to be...

29.4.1825

Hermann Ernst Freund, Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6.

Extra bill for water-resistant burlap to cover the marbles so that they could be placed on the de...

4.6.1825

Martinus Christian de Klauman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pirates in the waters of the Danish West Indies have been defeated, but they have caused the dela...

2.7.1825

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

List of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which were put on board the brig St. Croix in order...

22.11.1826

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Building Commission for Christainsborg Palace wants to know which works will be ready to be s...

24.11.1826

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An inquiry about Thorvaldsen’s sculptural decorations for the Church of Our Lady and Christ...

25.11.1826

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik wants to know which of Thorvaldsen’s works wil be sent home in the ...

28.11.1826

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Building Commission for the Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen, is looking forward to receiving ...

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen sends a list of the works that can be ready for transportation to Denmark in the spri...

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

First draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

Senest 4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

First and second draft letters dated 4.2.1827.

Senest 4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Third draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

Senest 4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fifth draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Second draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third and final draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fourth draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

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...

Senest 12.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Draft of the letter dated 12.2.1827.

17.3.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Concerning the way in which Thorvaldsen’s loan to Christian (8.) Frederik is to be paid bac...

17.3.1827

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The letter expresses dissatisfaction with the number of works for the Church of Our Lady and Chri...

17.3.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

Freund is informed that the frigate which was to transport several of Thorvaldsen’s works t...

10.4.1827

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In consequence of a royal ordinance, Thorvaldsen is asked by the Building Commission for the Chur...

7.5.1827

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen is very disappointed about the postponement of the shipment to Denmark of Thorvaldsen...

22.5.1827

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In consequence of a royal ordinance, the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace ask Thorva...

6.6.1827

Kirkebygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Building Commission for the Church of Our Lady in Copenhagen seize the opportunity to have th...

22.6.1827

J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ulrich lists the works of art for the Church of Our Lady and Christiansborg Palace which the merc...

27.7.1827

Johan Gunder Adler, Hermann Ernst Freund

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Adler writes to the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace, quoting a letter dated 30.6.18...

17.9.1827

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen has read a letter from Hermann Ernst Freund concerning the forthcoming transportation...

1.12.1827

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The ship owner L.N. Hvidt has informed the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace that the...

4.12.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

The merchant ship Therese arrived in Tunis on 28.10.1827 and may soon be expected at Leghorn. As ...

28.12.1827

J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ulrich confirms receipt of Thorvaldsen’s message that 64 crates with works of art are on their wa...

19.1.1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Specification of Thorvaldsen’s expenses for storage, crates, and packing in connection with...

13.6.1828

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

Thorvaldsen’s marble reliefs for the facade of Christiansborg Palace will now be cast in plaster ...

22.8.1828

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

Thorvaldsen’s four marble reliefs for the main portal of Christiansborg Palace have just been ins...

26.8.1828

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

25.4.1829

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.12.1831

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

For unknown reasons, the letter has been severely damaged. See instead the draft of the letter fo...

12.12.1831

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian Frederik has heard that the Alexander Frieze, cf. A503, and Christ, cf. A82, and John t...

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

August 1832

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Omnes

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

21.8.1832

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.10.1832

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A follow-up to the letter of 21.8.1832, in which the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palac...

24.11.1832

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

2.1.1833

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Admiralitets- og Commissariats Collegiet

In connection with Thorvaldsen’s information about the completion of several works, the Building ...

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...

22.2.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

The King has given orders to prepare the corvette Galathea to sail to Leghorn in the spring of 18...

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.

7.5.1833

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.5.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen thanks Hansen for his letters in which he mentions the pleasure, expressed by many pe...

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...

Før 8.8.1833

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List of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea in ...

Før 8.8.1833

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List of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea in ...

Før 8.8.1833

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First part of a list of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corve...

Før 8.8.1833

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Second part of a list of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corv...

27.9.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

A list of the artworks by Thorvaldsen that have come to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea.

1.10.1833

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

A list of the works by Thorvaldsen that have come to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea.

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...

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...

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...

24.12.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

18.1.1834

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The three works that had been delivered to the Church of Our Lady even though they belonged to Th...

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...

16.4.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jonas Collin

Thorvaldsen itemizes his bill for works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lady and ...

12.5.1834

Jonas Collin

Københavns Universitet, Slotsbygningskommissionen

Draft of letters to Copenhagen University and to the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palac...

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...

4.11.1834

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.2.1835

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.2.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

8.12.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

8.12.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

8.12.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

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

1839

Redaktørerne ved Nyt Magasin for Natur og Menneskekundskab

Omnes

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

19.2.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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15.2.1840

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen asks for 500 species [1,000 rix-dollars] as partial payment for the works that he is ...

28.8.1840

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Folkeblad, F.C. Olsen

Omnes

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31.1.1842

Ludvig Müller

Christian 8.

Müller sends a report to Christian 8. on Danish artists in Rome. He gives a detailed description ...

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.

2.2.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

6.2.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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23.8.1843

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

A bill for the execution of four colossal statues for Christiansborg Palace.

28.11.1843

Jørgen Dalhoff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of clay, iron, and iron bands delivered in March, April, and May 1843 for the...

3.12.1843

Redaktørerne ved Berlingske Tidende

Omnes

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C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 1st part of YY in all.

20.2.1844

Jørgen Dalhoff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of clay, iron, and iron bands delivered in March, April, and May 1843 for the...