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Friends of Thorvaldsen's Youth

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1.1.1794

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals

Thorvaldsens sends an excerpt from a poem by the poet Baggesen to Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals.

2.[??].1794

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals

Thorvaldsen apologizes to Kurtzhals because he did not have the time to bid her farewell before s...

1.1.1795

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sophie Probsthayn

Thorvaldsen sends a verse of poetry as a New Year’s greeting.

9.3.1796

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederike Dorothea Hammer, Peter Hanning Hammer

Song from Thorvaldsen to the newly-married couple Peter Hanning Hammer and Frederike Dorothea Ham...

14.3.1796

Frederike Dorothea Hammer, Peter Hanning Hammer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

8.4.1796

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

29.4.1796

Jørgen West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

2.5.1796

Johan Michael Fischer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

2.5.1796

C. West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

5.5.1796

Peter Hanning Hammer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Peter Hanning Hammer is grateful for his friendship with Thorvaldsen. He mentions that Bernhoft h...

17.5.1796

Peder Pavels

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

24.5.1796

Søren Tybring

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

4.6.1796

Frederik Arentz Krog

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

5.6.1796

Sophie Amalie Kurtzhals

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

7.6.1796

Jens Ulstrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

7.6.1796

Johanne Ulstrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

13.6.1796

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

14.6.1796

Severine Elisabet Arnette West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

24.6.1796

Peder Horrebow Haste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

Sandsynligvis 27.6.1796

Eiler Hagerup Schiøtz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication in a book.

27.6.1796

Eiler Hagerup Schiøtz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

4.7.1796

Mathias Henrichsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

6.7.1796

Paul Steenstrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

14.7.1796

J.P. Mynster

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

28.7.1796

Hans Guldberg Sveistrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

29.7.1796

O.H. Mynster

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

29.7.1796

Niels Christian Bang Steffens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

29.7.1796

Hans Munk

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

Sandsynligvis august 1796

Elias Johannes Svane von Støcken

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

15.8.1796

M.F. Liebenberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

20.8.1796

Hieronymus Laub

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

20.8.1796

Georg Laub

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

24.8.1796

C.D. Fritzsch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

27.8.1796

H.A. Schmidt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

Før 30.8.1796

Johannes Kinchel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Farewell greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

Før 30.8.1796

Nicolai Veisling Mørch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

3.11.1796

Christian Georg Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

1.5.1797

C.D. Fritzsch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fritzsch sends his warm regards and hopes to join Thorvaldsen in Rome soon. Two of Fritzsch’s flo...

1.5.1797

Mathias Henrichsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mathias Henrichsen sends his regards and reports on friends in Copenhagen. He hopes to become a t...

8.5.1797

Margrethe Ackermann, Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is grateful for his son’s last letter and happy that he has arrived safely a...

21.5.1797

Peder Pavels

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Peder Pavels, the chaplain of the Thetis, sends his greetings and reports what has happened on th...

13.7.1797

C.D. Fritzsch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fritzsch is happy that Thorvaldsen has arrived in Rome. He himself plans to leave soon on a grant...

14.8.1797

Jørgen West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

West is happy that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Rome. He relates news of family and friends ...

19.3.1799

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Draft letter from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts informing Thorvaldsen of a one-year prolo...

20.5.1799

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thanking his son for his letter, Thorvaldsen’s father writes about the hard winter, his work, and...

29.1.1800

Frederik Obelitz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

29.1.1800

Jens Schumacher

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen has received Abildgaard’s latest letter and thanks him for everything he does to prom...

Antagelig april 1802

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen West

Thorvaldsen complains that he has not received any letter for a long time.

11.3.1803

Jørgen West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen West asks what to do about the bust of Tyge Rothe, A225, which is in the care of Nicolai A...

15.3.1803

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley informs his good friend of his arrival in Naples. He has contracted an illness which prev...

Probably 22.11.1805

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Herman Schubart

Lundbye informs Schubart that C.F.F. Stanley has died. He reproduces his graveside speech and des...

19.4.1806

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

7.2.1812

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye’s receipt for a loan of 50 scudi.

18.4.1812

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye writes to Thorvaldsen from Leghorn. He brings news about Danish friends there and regrets...

5.9.1814

Olav Olavsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Olavsen recommends H.E. Freund to Thorvaldsen. He sends a ring with Freund in order to thank Thor...

6.7.1816

Heinrich Steffens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Steffens reminds Thorvaldsen of their youth in the dramatic society, Borup’s Society. He recommen...

7.10.1819

Borups Selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Borup’s Society invites Thorvaldsen to attend a play followed by a dinner party.

13.10.1819

Knud Lyne Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

13.10.1819

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

13.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

15.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg, Adam Oehlenschläger, Knud Lyne Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.10.1819

Kamma Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rahbek sends the journal Tilskueren to Thorvaldsen. She describes her devotion to the sculptor bu...

7.12.1819

Borups Selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Borup’s Society invites Thorvaldsen to attend a play.

Ca. 1820

J.C. Dahl

Stephan Heger

Two strange text fragments from Dahl to Heger.

3.7.1820

Borups Selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Borup’s Society invites Thorvaldsen to a dinner party.

11.7.1820

Peder Horrebow Haste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Haste regrets that he is unable to write a poem to express his love for Thorvaldsen, the man. He ...

19.7.1820

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye thanks Thorvaldsen for his promise to perform a task for him in Italy. He asks Thorvaldse...

1824

Peder Horrebow Haste, J.C. Riise

Omnes

Haste sends additions and corrections to Nicolay Fürst’s biography of Thorvaldsen. Haste writes a...

26.11.1824

Niels Schønberg Kurtzhals

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kurtzhals anbefaler Ole Jørgen Schmidt til Thorvaldsen. Han længes efter billedhuggeren og håber,...

9.6.1829

Adresseavisen, Cathrine Elisabeth Kurtzhals, NN

Omnes

Dødsannonce for Niels Schønberg Kurtzhals.

11.6.1829

Adresseavisen, Cathrine Elisabeth Kurtzhals

Omnes

Kurtzhals takker for deltagelse ved hendes mands begravelse.

1831

Terkel Mørch

Omnes

Mørch writes about his youth in Borup’s Society and about Thorvaldsen’s visits to his...

16.2.1832

Juliane Marie Jessen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig omkring 24.4.1835

Finnur Magnússon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Magnússon, who is recuperating from an illness, writes that he presumes that Thorvaldsen has not ...

18.9.1840

Heinrich Steffens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Steffens recollects with pleasure his encounter with Thorvaldsen in Copenhagen. He praises Thorva...

1.10.1840

Heinrich Steffens

Christine Stampe

Steffens thanks Christine Stampe for her kindness and recalls his stay at Nysø with pleasure. He ...

11.6.1842

Antoinette Thomasine Liebenberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Liebenberg informs Thorvaldsen that she has left Dresden with her daughters in order to meet him ...

13.12.1842

Anna Helene Hall

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anne Helene Hall, who knows Thorvaldsen from her youth, asks the sculptor to donate a baptismal f...

14.3.1843

L.C. Panum

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Panum offers Thorvaldsen two paintings by Jens Juel, View of the Little Belt from Hindsgavl, Fune...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 7th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 22th part of YY in all.The c...

Antagelig omkring 1850

NN

Just Mathias Thiele

List of the crew of the frigate Thetis on its expedition 1796-1797.