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Idolizing Thorvaldsen

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See also: Patriarch of the Bas-Relief · Poems for Thorvaldsen · Torchlight Procession · Idolizing Thorvaldsen, signatures · Patronage · Thorvaldsen as Phidias or Praxiteles · Thorvaldsen's Hair · Thorvaldsen's Honorary Titles

23.5.1804

Adam Gottlob Detlef Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ode to Thorvaldsen’s vitality and creativity. Thorvaldsen is described as one who receives the ne...

28.1.1805

Gustav Stanley

C.F.F. Stanley

Gustav Stanley sends news from Copenhagen to his brother.

22.5.1811

C.R.W. Wiedemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.R.W. Wiedemann asks Thorvaldsen to execute a monument to his niece Auguste Böhmer, A700-A703. T...

6.7.1816

Heinrich Steffens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1816-1818

George Hayter

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The british painter Hayter asks Thorvaldsen for a very small portion of clay.

3.5.1817

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Prossalendi forwards a commission for a monument to the British governor-general Thomas Maitland,...

14.7.1817

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi informs Thorvaldsen that he will act as an intermediary concerning the commission for a m...

14.8.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt calls Thorvaldsen’s restoration of the Aeginetes a “wonder”. On the other ha...

Efter 7.12.1817

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse has asked the banking firm of Schultheiss to send a crate to Leghorn. They have been tol...

16.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

The orientation of the Nazarenes towards the past is explained in terms of a speculative German n...

28.4.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.6.1818

J.F. Schouw

J.P. With

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

Presumably 1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In this stanza, Baggesen compares his own poetry with Thorvaldsen’s sculpture; the art of b...

17.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Charlotte Thierry

Thorvaldsen has guided Caspers through the Vatican museum by torchlight. She admires his inspirin...

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...

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...

2.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

7.10.1819

Borups Selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen celebrating his stay in Denmark 1819-1820.

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.

16.10.1819

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1819

Finnur Magnússon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song in six stanzas written on the occasion of Thorvaldsen’s return to Denmark in 1819. Acc...

16.10.1819

Frederik Schmidt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schmidt’s song to Thorvaldsen at the celebration at the Royal Shooting Society in Copenhagen.

16.10.1819

Ole Bang

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1819

P. Blicher Olsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

The commentary for 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...

29.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Baggesen urges Thorvaldsen to be present at a party in the literary society Clio, which he will a...

30.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen sung at a party in the literary society Clio.

30.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen sung at a party in the literary society Clio.

9.11.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

1.1.1820

A.F. Elmquist

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elmquist sends a short story dedicated to Thorvaldsen and urgently requests a gift in return.

1.1.1820

A.F. Elmquist

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Printed dedication to Thorvaldsen.

17.1.1820

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted is happy that Thorvaldsen’s company has pleased the Aagaard family. He thanks them for ...

4.4.1820

Nicolai Holten, Adam Wilhelm Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moltke writes that 4000 species have been collected for carving marble versions of the two bas-re...

11.5.1820

Christian Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Horneman is pleased to have met Thorvaldsen at last and is grateful that the sculptor is willing ...

28.6.1820

N.T. Bruun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song to Thorvaldsen on the occasion of his approaching departure from Copenhagen.

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 ...

Sandsynligvis før 11.8.1820

Emil Aarestrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem to Thorvaldsen before his departure from Denmark.

September 1820

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse introduces his compatriot Joseph Douglas Strutt, who is spending the winter in Rome. He ...

10.9.1820

Carl Koopmann, Kunstakademie Dresden

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Speech honouring Thorvaldsen from the students at the Art Academy in Dresden.

11.9.1820

Karl August Böttiger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Böttiger writes a flattering dedication to Thorvaldsen in his book Ideen zur Archäologie der Male...

14.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

The newspaper Nyeste Skilderie reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Dresden.

14.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper Dagen reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Dresden.

29.10.1820

Sulpiz Boisserée

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Between 7.11.1820 and 25.11.1820

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caspers sends a roll of lithographies from Ludwig Schnorr, who is ill and cannot come himself. Sh...

7.3.1821

Franziska Caspers

Charlotte Thierry

Caspers has sent a crate with a plaster portrait of Thorvaldsen to Thierry through a Mr. Abendrot...

20.6.1821

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse introduces a Mr. Harris, who is going to study in Rome. Hobhouse expresses an ardent wis...

6.2.1822

Stanisław Grabowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.9.1822

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

The commentary to this document 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...

9.8.1823

Hans Henrik Gunnerus

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gunnerus thanks Thorvaldsen once again for his donation of the relief Caritas, cf. A598. Gunnerus...

24.10.1823

Ludwig Schorn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1824

A. Andersen Feldborg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

27.3.1824

Leon Potocki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Potocki urgently requests a definite date of delivery of the moulds for the equestrian statue of ...

25.1.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska writes that her concert in the Teatro del Fondo the day before was a great success, a...

26.2.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

At the Simplon pass, where they have broken their journey, Szymanowska sits up late while the oth...

24.9.1825

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

After a long silence, Jens Baggesen hopes that Thorvaldsen still remembers him. Baggesen has been...

14.10.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska writes from Paris, where she is staying at the moment because her English audience ar...

Februar-december 1826

Malthe Conrad Bruun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bruun recommends a young French chemist and botanist to Thorvaldsen. He expresses his admiration ...

21.2.1826

Stanisław Grabowski, Józef Sierakowski, Walenty Sobolewski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The committee expresses great concern regarding the equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A...

22.2.1826

Edward Czarnecki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Czarnecki reminds Thorvaldsen that he signed a contract 30.9.1820 for a statue of Copernicus, cf....

8.11.1826

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska has been reunited with her parents and her children in Warsaw, and they are all fine....

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...

1.5.1827

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska, who is now living in Saint Petersburg in order to be able to support her family, sen...

1.10.1827

Anna Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Potocka wants to know what Thorvaldsen is working on at the moment, and what progress is being ma...

31.12.1828 (1835)

Karl August Nicander

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicander praises Thorvaldsen and his art as a union of the Nordic and the Greek.

24.5.1829

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska sends the letter with the Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz, who she thinks will greatly ap...

9.10.1829

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s July letter has been delayed, and Hobhouse has not been able to present his proposa...

Omkring 1830?

J. Hills

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.2.1830

Anton Baumgartner

Omnes

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

27.2.1830

Friedrich Thiersch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book by the author Friedrich Thiersch. The poem describes how Th...

7.3.1830

Anton Baumgartner

Omnes

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

8.3.1830

N.C.L. Abrahams

De danske Romere

Song by Abrahams on the occasion of the first celebration of Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday in the ...

8.3.1830

N.C.L. Abrahams

De danske Romere

Song by Abrahams on the occasion of the first celebration of Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday in the ...

13.3.1830

Münchens magistrat

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

15.3.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

16.3.1830

NN

Omnes

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

17.3.1830

NN

Omnes

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

20.4.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

27.4.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten, NN

Omnes

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

30.4.1830

Adam Gottlob Detlef Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A.G.D. Moltke recollects the old days in Italy and his impressions from Thorvaldsen’s workshop. H...

17.5.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

18.5.1830

Ludwig Schorn

Omnes

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

24.7.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

7.10.1830

Just Mathias Thiele

Omnes

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

11.11.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten, NN

Omnes

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

24.12.1830

Christian Winther

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Christmas in Rome 1830.

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...

19.5.1831

Karl Viktor von Bonstetten

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonstetten recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

28.5.1831

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Fanny Hensel

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

30.9.1831

Claude Augustin Vieilh de Boisjolin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.1.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

31.1.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

25.1.1834

Alessandro Antonelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the sculptor Antonio Bisetti.

8.3.1834

F.C. Hillerup

Omnes

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

11.1.1835

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

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

11.2.1835

Moritz Oppenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18. & 22.2.1835

C.C. Hall, F.M. Knuth

Frederik Barfod

Hall and Knuth tell Barfod about their stay in Rome. They have attended the farewell for Horace V...

8.3.1835

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

A song composed for the celebration of Thorvaldsen’s Roman birthday in Copenhagen.

Antagelig omkring 24.4.1835

Finnur Magnússon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1836

August Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.1.1836

Horace Vernet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Vernet sends the letter with an old friend. He has previously asked Brodowski to take a letter to...

8.3.1836

Henrik Hertz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humorous song in five stanzas at the Danish Romans Society’s celebration in Copenhagen of T...

13.3.1836

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard beskriver hendes egen og andres optræden til Thorvaldsens romerske fødselsdag 8.3....

30.3.1836

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

23.3.1837

Steen Steensen Blicher

Omnes

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

28.5.1837

F.J. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.5.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

26.7.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dagen, NN

Omnes

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

16.1.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

30.7.1838

A. Martini, NN

Omnes

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

11.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

16.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

16.9.1838

C.J. Boye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tribute to Thorvaldsen on the arrival of the frigate Rota at Elsinore, sung or recited at a cerem...

16.9.1838

F.J. Hansen, Finnur Magnússon

Omnes

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

17.9.1838

Christian Winther

Bertel Thorvaldsen

This tribute to Thorvaldsen in five stanzas welcomes him back from the “south” to the “north”, an...

17.9.1838

C.J. Boye, J.L. Heiberg, NN, Christian Winther

Omnes

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

21.9.1838

C.J. Boye, J.L. Heiberg, NN, Christian Winther

Omnes

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

25.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Aftonbladet

Omnes

The commentary to this newspaper article is not available at the moment.

2.10.1838

F.C. Hillerup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.10.1838

H.P. Holst

Omnes

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

7.10.1838

Henrik Hertz

Omnes

Song by Henrik Hertz for the celebration of Thorvaldsen at the party at the Hôtel d’Angleterre in...

13.10.1838

H.P. Holst, Studenterforeningen

Omnes

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

22.10.1838

Edward Everett

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.10.1838

Edward Everett

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.10.1838

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Oehlenschläger’s tribute to Thorvaldsen follows Johannes Ewald’s “Kong Christia...

1.11.1838

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1839

NN

Omnes

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

1839 [1837]

A.F. Elmquist

Omnes

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

7.2.1839

Peter Wulff

Omnes

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

8.3.1839

Adam Oehlenschläger

De danske Romere

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

8.3.1839

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.4.1839

Redaktørerne ved Ribe Stifts Adresse-Avis

Omnes

Avisrapport om De danske Romeres fest 8.3.1839.

28.5.1839

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sang til Thorvaldsen ved 28. Mai Selskabets fest på Skydebanen i København.

31.5.1839

Redaktørerne ved Lolland-Falsters Stifts-Tidende

Omnes

Nyhed om svenske universitetsstuderendes besøg i København hos Thorvaldsen.

13.6.1839

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen.

21.6.1839

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

Song for Thorvaldsen.

5.7.1839

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

Song to Thorvaldsen in seven stanzas, written the year after his return to Denmark. The song cele...

10.7.1839

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.7.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

18.7.1839

Troels Smith

Adam Oehlenschläger, Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.7.1839

Troels Smith

Adam Oehlenschläger, Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.7.1839

N.F.S. Grundtvig

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 24.7.1839

N.F.S. Grundtvig

Omnes

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

19.11.1839

Johan Ferdinand de Neergaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen at his birthday.

24.11.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

En avisnotits meddeler, at Thorvaldsen overværer balletten Festen i Albano i Det Kongelige Teater.

1840

Margaret Sandbach

Omnes

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

1840

G.F. Ursin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

28.1.1840

Ole Bang

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

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 ...

28.10.1840

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thiele writes about H.W. Bissen’s appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenha...

1841

Nikolaj Krossing

Omnes

Poem about the life and works of Thorvaldsen.

1841

August Kopisch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Før 25.5.1841

Finnur Magnússon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of the Icelandic Literary Society, Magnússon sends J.M. Thiele’s book about Thorv...

12.6.1841

Franziska Berg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.6.1841

Ernst von Brunnow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

22.6.1841

Wilhelm Gerhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.6.1841

Heinrich Brockhaus

Omnes

The commentary to this diary entry is not available at the moment.

28.6.1841

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.6.1841

Friedrich Maximilian Hessemer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.6.1841

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 1.7.1841

Wilhelm Schleussner

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1.7.1841

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.7.1841

Redaktørerne ved Bornholms Avertissements-Tidende

Omnes

Bornholms Avertissements-Tidende rapporterer om Thorvaldsens ophold i Leipzig.

15.7.1841

Rudolph Marggraff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem and dedication in a book to Thorvaldsen.

15.7.1841

Philipp Franz von Walther

Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen and F.W.J. Schelling.

19.7.1841

NN

Omnes

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

19.9.1841

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.9.1841

Benjamin Gibson

Edwin Keet

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

12.10.1841

John Gibson

Margaret Sandbach

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

30.11.1841

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

16.1.1842

Mathilde von Waldenburg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

von Waldenburg asks for a cast of The Adoration of the Shepherds, A570, and Thorvaldsen’s s...

20.4.1842

Ferdinand Hiller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hiller sends his album to Thorvaldsen and asks him to write in it at his convenience.

October 1842

Frederikke Wallick

Just Mathias Thiele

Frederikke Wallick’s report on her and Thorvaldsen’s journey through Europe in October 1842.

19.10.1842

Allgemeinen Altonaer Liedertafel, Friedrich Clemens Gerke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In a poem, Thorvaldsen is praised as the messenger of Art returning to his native country.

22.10.1842

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper Dagen reports that Thorvaldsen has arrived in Altona and may be expected in Copenha...

24.10.1842

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

Notice about Thorvaldsen’s departure from Altona for Kiel.

After 24.10.1842

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A poem to welcome Thorvaldsen home to Denmark.

25.10.1842

H.P. Holst

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen and his museum on the occasion of the sculptor’s first visit to the bu...

29.10.1842

Johanna Steinheim

Raphael Hanno

Johanna Steinheim writes enthusiastically about her meeting with Thorvaldsen.

Late October 1842

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim

Omnes

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim describes a chance meeting with Thorvaldsen and praises him in grandiloq...

1.11.1842

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper Dagen writes about the tribute Thorvaldsen has received in Altona.

1843

F.C. Olsen

Omnes

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

20.5.1843

Henriette Dethmar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.11.1843

W.C. Hedemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hedemann sender et digt, der skal erindre Thorvaldsen om Kronborg.

1844

Edmund Lobedanz

Conrad Rantzau

1844

Gustav Gardthausen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1844

Ole Bang

Omnes

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 1st part of YY in all.

1844

Eliza Whittle

Eliza Whittle

A lock of Thorvaldsen’s hair, given by Christine Stampe to Eliza Whittle.

29.3.1844

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet

Omnes

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

29.3.1844

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Folkeblad

Omnes

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

30.3.1844

H.C. Andersen, H.N. Clausen, H.P. Holst, Adam Oehlenschläger, E.C. Tryde

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.3.1844

Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

30.3.1844

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet

Omnes

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

April 1844

Frederik Hammerich

Omnes

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

2.4.1844

Louise Malling

Just Mathias Thiele

Before his death, Thorvaldsen has apparently selected a relief for Malling, Actaeon Torn by his D...

4.4.1844

H.C. Andersen, F.J. Hansen, J.P.E. Hartmann, C.E.F. Weyse

Omnes

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

6.4.1844

Heinrich Steffens

Christine Stampe

Steffens posthumously praises Thorvaldsen and acknowledges the effort Christine Stampe made to ea...

9.4.1844

J.L. Heiberg

Omnes

J.L. Heiberg’s prologue for the ceremony at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen 9.4.1844, commemorati...

9.4.1844

J.L. Heiberg

Omnes

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

24.5.1844

Carl Ploug

Omnes

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

24.5.1844

J.P.E. Hartmann, Henrik Hertz

Omnes

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 3rd part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 4th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 9th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 10th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 11th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 17th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 20th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 21th part of YY in all.The c...

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...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 24th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 32th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 42th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 43th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 45th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 47th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 48th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 50th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 53th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 56th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 59th part of YY in all.The c...

1.6.1844

Alfred Reumont

Omnes

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

30.12.1844 - 3.1.1845

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

The commentary for this Thorvaldsen biography is not available at the moment.

1845

H.P. Holst

Omnes

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

1845

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

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

25.3.1845

Redaktørerne ved Flyve-Posten

Omnes

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

24.6.1845

NN

Omnes

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

September - december 1845 (2.-4.9.1841)

NN

Omnes

Description of Thorvaldsen’s visit to the sculptor Hiram Powers’ workshop in Florence...

1846

NN

Omnes

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

17.9.1848

H.N. Clausen

Omnes

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

Senest 1849

Christian Winther

Omnes

Poem inspired by Thorvaldsen’s relief Night, A901.

1851

Meïr Aron Goldschmidt

Omnes

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

16.3.1876

Emilie Jensine Eckersberg, Albert Thorvaldsen Wilckens, C.F. Wilckens

C.F. Wilckens

Emilie Eckersberg writes to Thorvaldsen’s former valet in order to aks him to help her sell...