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Drawing by Thorvaldsen Requested

14.8.1806

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard informs Thorvaldsen that he will receive his salary as a professor of the Royal Academ...

13.6.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Thorvaldsen has not yet made the promised draft of the monument to the fallen Swiss Guards, cf. D...

7.9.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rüttimann is grateful that Thorvaldsen has agreed to execute a model of Dying Lion (The Lucerne ...

12.6.1819

Elisabeth Chitrowo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elizabeth Chitrowo writes to Thorvaldsen in order to persuade him to execute a bas-relief for a f...

17.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Keller presses Thorvaldsen for the completion of the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf....

19.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller complains that it is difficult to get Thorvaldsen to complete his work on the model for Dy...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.2.1835

Moritz Oppenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Baroness von Rothschild, Oppenheim asks Thorvaldsen to make a sketch for her album w...

12.5.1841

Nanine Cantor

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

After 1842

Pauline Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pauline sends her warm regards to Thorvaldsen, and asks him to send her some drawings.

25.1.1842

John Gibson

Margaret Sandbach

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

16.3.1843

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms urges Thorvaldsen to send his device and a drawing of his coat of arms.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 34th part of YY in all.