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See Related Article on this subject: Thorvaldsen's Continuance in Rome 1803-04

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5.4.1813

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen udfører to statuer af karyatider, A55 og A56, der skal flankere en tavle med omtale a...

18.4.1818

Peder Friis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Peder Friis, a friend of Thorvaldsen’s youth, sends a greeting to Thorvaldsen. His son, Frederik ...

1824

Peder Horrebow Haste, J.C. Riise

Omnes

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

Antagelig tidligst 14.8., senest omkring 1.12.1831

Giuseppe Mugnoz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mugnoz asks Thorvaldsen for financial assistance as he is ill and cannot support himself. In retu...

17.10.1832

Fritz Paulsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Paulsen is dismayed by Thorvaldsen’s suggestion that he can live with Elisa before their marriage...

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...

21.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Den Frisindede, NN

Omnes

The poem links Thorvaldsens return to Denmark and the plans for a Thorvaldsens Museum with the fi...

21.1.1840

C. Dalgas, Johannes Ingwersen

Omnes

Johannes Ingwersen and C. Dalgas invite the public to support a monument to Frederik 6. It is pro...

28.1.1840

Redaktørerne ved Jyllandsposten

Omnes

The letter criticises several aspects of an article in Aarhus Stiftstidende concerning a monument...

11.2.1840

C. Dalgas, Johannes Ingwersen

Omnes

Ingwersen and Dalgas answer Jyllandsposten’s criticism of the proposal for a monument to Frederik...

28.7.1840

Frederik 6.-kommissionen, J.P. With

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of the commission for a monument to Frederik 6. on the hill at Skanderborg Castle, , J....

Sandsynligvis sommeren 1842

Marie Lehmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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