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Contemporary Reproductions of Thorvaldsen's Works

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20.12.1810

Heinrich Keller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Keller recommends his wife’s brother, the engraver Filippo Tosetti, to Thorvaldsen with ref...

12.9.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch writes about the choice of marble. He finds it offensive that Thorvaldsen publishes his wor...

13.4.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch will soon be ready to model his portrait bust of Thorvaldsen, Dep.31. Then he will send it ...

10.6.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch sends the promised engravings of Thorvaldsen’s reliefs through Count von Schulenburg-Witzen...

17.12.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Like Thorvaldsen, Rauch intends to have his portrait statue roughhewn by his assistants. He state...

6.7.1813

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted has been on a short trip to Leghorn to get some money. He has visited Montenero and ask...

24.8.1813

Anna Maria Uhden

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria writes that she has not yet received news from him. She hopes that he will return to R...

23.9.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria Uhden

Thorvaldsen has received the two letters from Anna Maria Uhden. Because of Jacqueline Schubart’s ...

Probably 18.11.1813

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Koreff teases Thorvaldsen for not having written or sent the drawings he had promised. He asks th...

December 1813

G.L. Lahde

Omnes

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

Sandsynligvis 1814

G.L. Lahde, Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

Januar 1814

Friedrich Karl Ludwig Sickler

Omnes

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

20.6.1816

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon has talked to the German publisher and printer Johann Friedrich Wenner about the publica...

15.7.1816

Angelo Testa

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Testa’s receipt for a total of 23 scudi for an engraving after a relief by Thorvaldsen, pro...

15.10.1816

Angelo Testa

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Testa’s receipt for a total of 17 scudi for an engraving, probably E32p, after Thorvaldsen&...

20.11.1816

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon writes that he has returned to Norway. He looks forward to seeing Thorvaldsen in Copenha...

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...

19.7.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva har hørt, at gemmeskæreren Girometti arbejder på hans portræt i kamé. Han beklager dybt...

17.10.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen has spent a month in Naples but still does not look happy and well. The clay model of...

12.1.1819

Clemens Metternich

Dorothea Lieven

Metternich has prepared space for Thorvaldsen’s reliefs Night, cf. A369 and Day, cf. A370, in a p...

31.3.1819

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Scavenius visited Thorvaldsen and saw him modelling Cupid and the Graces, cf. A29. Thorvaldsen ha...

15.5.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt has not demanded an answer from Thorvaldsen concerning Rauch’s possible rol...

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...

24.7.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Rauch can get the latest news about Thorvaldsen from Karl Wilhelm Wach. Frances Mackenzie has bro...

28.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted tells Aagaard that Thorvaldsen has left Rome, which is good because there were so many ...

7.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that both models of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, have be...

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller gives instructions concerning measurements and special circumstances in connection with th...

1.4.1820

Jørgen Koch

Christian 8.

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

31.1.1821

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva har modtaget de første reproduktioner i kamé af frisen Alexander den Stores indtog i Ba...

22.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

27.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

20.6.1821

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik og Caroline Amalie har været på besøg i Sommarivas villa ved Comosøen. Th...

Tidligst 10.8.1821, senest ultimo 1822

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pfyffer von Altishoffen sends Thorvaldsen some material regarding the monument Dying lion (The Lu...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...

31.1.1823

Rudolf Emanuel Wettstein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wettstein asks Thorvaldsen for a recommendation of the Swiss painter Hieronimus Hess. He has hear...

9.5.1823

Luigi Dies

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Receipt of payment for lapidary work.

17.2.1824

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Johann Martin von Wagner

Schönborn writes that the portrait bust of Crown Prince Ludwig (1.) of Bavaria, cf. A233, commiss...

16.3.1824

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pfyffer von Altishofen sends a reproduction of Thorvaldsen’s monument Dying lion (The Lucer...

10.7.1824

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A warm greeting from Copenhagen, which Thorvaldsen acknowledges by sending Eckersberg’s bust, A78...

21.10.1824

Guillaume Bertrand-Favre

Giuseppe Basseggio

Bertrand-Favre asks the art dealer Basseggio to send a cast of Thorvaldsen’s bas-relief The...

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...

28.4.1825

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner mentions that a carved gemstone after Thorvaldsen’s Cupid Received by Anacreon, Winter, cf...

18.5.1825

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lokalet, som frisen Alexander den Stores indtog i Babylon, jf. A505, skal opsættes i, er så godt ...

20.6.1825

Moritz Oppenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen, Emil Wolff

Oppenheim has returned safely from a journey to Northern Italy and the southern part of Germany. ...

30.7.1825

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner writes that Thorvaldsen is particularly late in completing the works commissioned from him...

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...

25.4.1827

Johann Leeb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Leeb thanks Thorvaldsen for his advice and his helpfulness. He is pleased to have settled in Muni...

Omkring 1831

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

August-oktober 1832

Leonardo Camia

Luigi Bienaimé

Accounts concerning the Italian draughtsman Leonardo Camia’s, drawings after two works by ...

24.10.1832

Luigi Bienaimé

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bienaimé has heard from the sculptor Emil Wolff that Schönborn considers having Bienaimé execute ...

29.11.1833

Agostino Gustini

Omnes

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

8.1.1834

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen has visited Thorvaldsen and was comforted and encouraged by him after having told him ab...

3.11.1835

Gaspare Galeazzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

After many tribulations, Galeazzi has had 12 Byron medals struck at the Mint in Turin. He has als...

8.11.1835

Heinrich Maria von Hess

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Hess acknowledges receipt of the payment for his portrait of Thorvaldsen, which is a copy of one ...

25.12.1835

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard describes a merry Christmas party in the company of Thorvaldsen and other Danes in...

20.2.1836

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

3.11.1836

Karl Brandenburg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.1.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dagen, NN

Omnes

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

6.6.1837

Christian Daniel Rauch

Ferdinand Ruscheweyh

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

16.8.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Kunstblad

Omnes

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

12.1.1839

Den kongelige Direktion for Statsgælden og den Synkende Fond

Committeen for Salg af Gibsafstøbninger af Thorvaldsens Arbeider, Hans Puggaard

The committee gets permission to use a vacant lease in the Bourse for free until another potentia...

July-October 1839

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 8th part of 60 in all.

12.9.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

A room in the Bourse is converted for the production and sale of plaster casts of Thorvaldsen’s w...

2.10.1841

Ludvig Müller

Comitteen for Oprettelsen af Thorvaldsens Museum

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

5.10.1841

Jonas Collin

H.N. Clausen

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

Sandsynligvis sommeren 1842

Marie Lehmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Marie Puggaard is impatient for news from Thorvaldsen and hopes that he will remain in Rome until...

Antagelig 1844

NN

NN

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

1.4.1845

Gustav Edvard Brock

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

Brock sends the list of the objects in Thorvaldsen’s estate that Christine Stampe lays clai...

August 1846

Johanne Juliane Antonetti

Omnes

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

29.11.1849

Bing & Ferslew, H.W. Bissen, C.W. Eckersberg, J.L. Lund

Omnes

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

6.6.1851

NN

Omnes

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