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Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion)

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22.4.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann reports that he has been in contact with Thorvaldsen regarding the monument in Lucerne ...

16.5.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Despite the prospect of only a modest payment, Thorvaldsen has agreed to execute a model for the ...

Antagelig 23. eller 28.5.1818

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Description of the rock wall in Lucerne where the monument to the Swiss Guard is to be placed, Dy...

13.6.1818

Jørgen Koch

Jonas Collin

Koch writes about Thorvaldsen’s works and commissions. The sculptor has completed Mercury a...

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...

2.8.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Before leaving Rome, Rüttimann wants to visit Thorvaldsen in order to discuss the monument Dying ...

8.8.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Thorvaldsen has finished a drawing for the monument to the members of the Swiss Guard, cf. Dying ...

7.9.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.11.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rüttimann reiterates some questions that he wants Thorvaldsen to answer concerning the monument D...

Antagelig 5.12.1818

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller sends a drawing of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119. He fears that the...

August 1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

Thorvaldsen makes preparations for the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119.

1.1.1819

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Heinrich Keller has spoken with Thorvaldsen about t...

6.1.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen has begun work on the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf...

13.2.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller regrets that work on the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, is so slow and...

20.2.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Thorvaldsen is delighted at the idea of having the mon...

26.3.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Thorvaldsen has been ill and therefore has not begun w...

24.4.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen is very busy and is about to leave for Denmark.

7.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, is much admired. He is ...

22.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion) , cf. cast A119, is nearly finish...

23.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen wants to visit Lucerne in order to see the execution of the monum...

12.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller expresses a hope that, in spite of the price, an accomplished Italian sculptor will be cho...

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...

3.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, has been completed and ...

Omkring 3.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Omnes

Review of the planned monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. cast A119, in commemoration of ...

6.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s passport for the journey from Rome to Copenhagen July-October 1819 with stamps from...

28.7.1819

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

François Arland

Receipt for a contribution to the subscription for the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf...

31.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that the small model for the monument to the Swiss guards in Lucerne, cf. Dying Li...

5.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller is pleased that Thorvaldsen, contrary to expectations, has visited Lucerne on his journey ...

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...

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...

5.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

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

31.7.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

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...

10.8.1821

NN

Omnes

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

10.8.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.11.1821

Gioacchino Giuseppe Serangeli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.1.1823

Rudolf Emanuel Wettstein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.3.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rudolf Emanuel Wettstein

Thorvaldsen is pleased to recommend the artist Hieronymus Hess, whose talent, diligence and abili...

16.3.1824

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Tidligst foråret 1825

Jens Baggesen

Omnes

Poem about the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion) , cf. A119, at Lucerne.

1827

Redaktørerne ved Archiv for Psychologie, Historie, Literatur og Kunst

Omnes

Two quotations about Thorvaldsen from German newspapers: from Berlinische Zeitung and a poem by J...

2.1.1827

Jens Baggesen

Omnes

Poem about Thorvaldsen’s Dying Lion, cf. A119. The lion is described as powerful, though w...

12.6.1831

Anastasie de Circourt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anastasie de Circourt recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 15.2.1836

Calvin-kommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

July-August 1841

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 28th part of 60 in all.

30.7.1841

Joseph Balthasar Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.3.1844

Archives Historiques, Paris

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1849

Just Mathias Thiele

Omnes

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