The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to C

Commission for the Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

See Related Articles on this subject: Thorvaldsen's Residence, Studio and Museum in the Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen · Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Exhibitions · Commission for the Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

See also: Commissions, Survey · Plaster Casts, Thorvaldsen's Works · Transportation of Thorvaldsen's Artworks to Copenhagen 1825 · Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Thorvaldsen's Residence · Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Exhibitions

20.3.1812

Peder Malling

Christian 8.

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

3.9.1812

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.12.1812

Peder Malling

Christian 8.

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

13.2.1813

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.2.1813

Christian 8.

Peder Malling

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

8.4.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

8.4.1813

Peder Malling

Christian 8.

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

6.4.1815

Peder Malling

Kunstakademiet, København

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

6.5.1815

C.W. Eckersberg

J.F. Clemens, Christian David Gebauer, J.P. Møller

The commentary to 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...

4.4.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

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

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, ...

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

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

2.10.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted bebrejder Thorvaldsen, at han ikke er rejst til Danmark via den rute, han er blevet anb...

16.10.1819

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.11.1819

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

14.11.1819

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.12.1819

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the progress of work in the workshop in Rome. He mentions the work...

27.12.1819

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.3.1820

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

The commentary for this letter is not available at the moment.P.O. Brøndsted skal anvises 500 scu...

20.4.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6.

Thorvaldsen suggests a drastic restructuring and relocation of the Royal Collection of Paintings,...

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.

19.8.1820

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

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...

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...

21.7.1822

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund is going to send one of his paintings to Thorvaldsen. He encloses a letter from Øllegaa...

15.10.1822

Peder Malling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.2.1823

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted complains about having been assigned the “less than amusing” task for Christian (8.) Fr...

23.3.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

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...

1.12.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

Freund is put in charge of the packing of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which are to be ...

26.2.1825

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.2.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

List of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which Christian (8.) Frederik wants to be sent to D...

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...

25.11.1826

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.11.1826

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

The Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen wants more casts of Thorvaldsen’s works.

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...

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...

15.1.1828

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

Concerning the lading at Leghorn of Thorvaldsen’s artworks for the Academy of Fine Arts and...

19.1.1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

7.3.1828

Ole Jørgen Schmidt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.5.1828

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.6.1828

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

12.4.1829

N.C.L. Abrahams

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abrahams makes sarcastic remarks about the lack of real news from Copenhagen; the marriage betwee...

25.4.1829

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.5.1829

Christian Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hornemann reports the latest gossip from the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and about their m...

20.5.1829

Christian Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hornemann recommends the composer Frølich, who intends to spend a year in Italy. He does not like...

14.7.1829

F.C. Hillerup

Omnes

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

2.4.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

6.4.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

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...

15.6.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Før 8.8.1833

NN

NN

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

Før 8.8.1833

NN

NN

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

Før 8.8.1833

NN

NN

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

Før 8.8.1833

NN

NN

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...

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...

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...

31.3.1834 - 1.4.1834

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

2.-3.4.1834

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

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...

6.2.1835

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.4.1836

Ludvig Bødtcher

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bødtcher worries that Thorvaldsen has not received his latest letter, sent through the painter Al...

4.5.1836

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

6.11.1836

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

1837

Comitteen for Oprettelsen af Thorvaldsens Museum

Omnes

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

23.1.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

Primo 1837

N.L. Høyen

Omnes

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

9.11.1837

F.C. Krohn

Kunstakademiet, København

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

24.5.1844

Johan Bravo

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

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