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Invitations for Thorvaldsen, in Italy

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Antagelig primo 1801

Johan Jacob Ekman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ekman asks Thorvaldsen to come and visit him in order to help another artist improve his work.

Tidligst efteråret 1803

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt writes that Schubart and Moltke are coming to tea that evening and invites Thorvaldsen t...

Tidligst marts 1803, antagelig senest 1805

Patrick Moir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Patrick Moir requests Thovaldsen’s presence the following morning in order to settle matters rega...

12.11.1803

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart has arrived in Naples and invites Thorvaldsen to visit him. He sends travelling expenses...

10.4.1804

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gierlew invites Thorvaldsen to join him on a visit to the Museo Pio-Clemente.

Efter 7.11.1804-før 12.6.1806

Johann Christian Reinhart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Reinhart invites Thorvaldsen to dinner at Elisa von der Recke’s house.

5.6.1807

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart invites Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero and suggests a trip to Carrara.

Efter 15.6.1807

Carl Gotthard Grass

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Carl Grass has heard that Baron Schubart has brought him a small parcel with papers and asks Thor...

31.7.1807

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart urges Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero, Florence and Carrara.

Antagelig ultimo 1808 - ultimo marts 1811

Wilhelm von Huth

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Huth asks Thorvaldsen to give the bearer of the letter 30 scudi for travelling clothes. He also i...

3.6.1808

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart invites Thorvaldsen to travel to Montenero, hopefully in the company of Ernst Gottlob Ma...

Efter 1803, før 14.10.1808

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt is not sure whether he has invited Thorvaldsen for the right day and specifies that he w...

Før 18.10.1808

Guillaume Lethière

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Tidligst 1809

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted invites Thorvaldsen to come and hear news from Greece.

After 28.1.1810

? Reinhold

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.7.1810

Hans West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

West forwards an invitation to dinner with the Prince of Holstein Oldenborg.

Før 12.8.1810

Heinrich Keller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.9.1810

Antonio Canova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Canova informs Thorvaldsen that he will be in Santa Croce, and would be delighted to see his coll...

24.11.1814

Gabriel Cortois de Pressigny

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Possibly 1810s?

?, de Croÿ

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.1.1815

Samuel Boddington

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Probably April 1817

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chiaveri invites Thorvaldsen to dinner with Nicolaus Esterházy, who wants to make arrangements fo...

Presumably 1817

Felix Slade

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks where Thorvaldsen wants to have lunch, and whether he would like to come at 3 and ...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie sends for a book and a shawl that she has forgotten at Thorvaldsen’s place. If the weat...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks if Thorvaldsen could visit her a little earlier the next day as she will be engage...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie does not know whether Thorvaldsen is going to call on her. If he is, she would not like...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited for a drive in the beautiful weather so that he can get a little fresh air...

Between summer 1818 and 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks Thorvaldsen to come as soon as possible. She has received some letters which worry...

Muligvis 26.6.1818?

Den franske ambassade i Rom

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Possibly the first half of 1819

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited for dinner at the Bonars.

4.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Princess Grassalkovich, Caspers invites Thorvaldsen to supper the next day, i.e. 5.1...

Probably 5.1.1819

Katherine Sophie de Bray

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Katherine Sophie de Bray invites Thorvaldsen to dinner on Friday at 6:30 pm.

Antagelig 5.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Through Knudtzon, Caspers has heard that Thorvaldsen is going to the Vatican the same evening wit...

6.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Princess Grassalkovich, Caspers recommends that Thorvaldsen comes to the Vatican the...

13.2.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted asks Thorvaldsen to lend him a clock. He does not want to interfere in a matter concern...

Shortly before or 9.3.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caroline von Humboldt invites Thorvaldsen to come and talk to her the same day; however, she is b...

Presumably 21.4.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caspers asks Thorvaldsen indignantly if he does not want to say goodbye to her. She sympathizes w...

20.5.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caspers is very sorry that she failed to keep her appointment with Thorvaldsen the day before. Sh...

Kort efter 16.12.1820?

Elisabetta Catalani Marini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Marini would have liked to welcome Thorvaldsen personally but suspects that there are too many pe...

Antagelig tidligst 1820

Zinaida Aleksandrovna Volkonskaia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation to pay a visit between 1 and 6 p.m. to the Palazzino Sciarra, where Zinaida Volkonskai...

Presumably 1821

Carlo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Enten 1821 eller 1823-24

Johann Nepomuk Ringseis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Ca. 1.4.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation to dinner with Christian Frederik and Caroline Amalie 6.4.1821 on the occasion of thei...

15.10.1821

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted invites Thorvaldsen to accompany him on visits to collections of antiques.

Antagelig 5.1.1822

? (Fru) Butler Claxton

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mrs. Claxton invites Thorvaldsen to spend the evening at her house in the Corso.

Before 4.3.1822 or 1833

? Spencer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.7.1822

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted cancels a reading, but he still invites Thorvaldsen to visit him and hear some recent l...

1.12.1822

Cecilia Tantini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Cecilia Tantini writes to convey Conrad Rantzau’s request to send his portrait bust, cf. A211, to...

Probably 1823

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation from Brøndsted to Thorvaldsen.

Muligvis 1823

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation from Brøndsted to Thorvaldsen.

2.2.1823

Zinaida Aleksandrovna Volkonskaia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation to a soirée the following day at Zinaida Volkonskaia’s, where the heroic opera T...

3.3.1823

Elisa Paulsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elisa Thorvaldsen invites her father to her 10th birthday.

Late December 1823

Emily Pusey

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1817-1831

Christoph Friedrich Karl von Kölle

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1816-1833

Christoph Friedrich Karl von Kölle

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Medio januar 1824 eller 1829

Louisa Percy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.3.1824

Gaetano Buzzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Buzzi recommends the young sculptor Ranieri Bartolini, who is coming to Rome to study sculpture. ...

Antagelig 28.5.1824

Louise Salvage de Faverolles

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Salvage de Faverolles invites Thorvaldsen for dinner next Monday at her villa in Rome.

24.6.1824

Louise Salvage de Faverolles

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Salvage de Faverolles invites Thorvaldsen to come and see the illumination of St. Peter’s a...

21.12.1824

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Note from Szymanowska saying that she has a rehearsal at the Palazzo Ruspoli the same day. She en...

27.12.1824

Elisa Ingram

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably the 1820s

Elisa Ingram

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably the 1820s

Spencer Compton

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.1.1825

Carolina Lockhart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.3.1825

Carolina Lockhart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.4.1825

Carolina Lockhart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Not earlier than 19.5.1825

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 28.8.1825

Louise Salvage de Faverolles

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Salvage de Faverolles invites Thorvaldsen to visit her the following Friday evening in her countr...

14.11.1825

George Rennie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.12.1825

? Northey

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1826

William Haldimand

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Possibly 1826

John Hay

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hay is vexed that Thorvaldsen has called in vain and asks him to come for dinner the following Mo...

6.2.1826

? Northey

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.2.1826

George Rennie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig tidligst 1826 og senest 1838

John Hay

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hay invites Thorvaldsen to lunch on Friday at 5 p.m.

9.7.1826

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited to Sigismund von Neukomm’s birthday party.

Presumably 1827

Sarah Otway-Cave

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 22.3.1827

James? Morrison

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 3.4.1827

? Derkheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Før 22.4.1827

Accademia di S. Luca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Accademia di S. Luca invites Thorvaldsen to a general assembly on April 22, 1827.

13.6.1827

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Thomas Hope, Torlonia urges Thorvaldsen to finish the statue of Jason with the Golde...

Kort før 9.8.1827

Accademia di S. Luca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Between 1828 and 1838

Ferdinand von Ohms

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Muligvis 1828

Harriet Cheney

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Muligvis 1828

Harriet Cheney

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Not earlier than 26.3.1828

Rudolf Lützow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.4.1828

Harriet Cheney

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.4.1828

Mary Gaskell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited for lunch at the Gaskells.

27.5.1828

Andrea Acquistapace

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Acquistapace skriver til Thorvaldsen vedr. en planlagt udflugt til en vigna.

30.5.1828

Friedrich August 2.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.8.1828

Marianna Roberti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.8.1828

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Probably early 1829

Louise von Panhuys

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Panhuys invites Thorvaldsen to have dinner and to accompany her and her party on their visit to t...

5.4.1829

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Helene invites Thorvaldsen to come to her two days later.

20.4.1829

Luigi Bottiglia Savoulx

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Savoulx summons Thorvaldsen to an important meeting at night. The object of the meeting is unknown.

Possibly early December 1829

D.N. Clapham

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.12.1829

Carolina Manzini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited to a musical soiree.

Omkring 1830?

? Mundy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 1830?

Luigi Righetti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 1830

Dudley Ryder

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 1830?

Clemente Folchi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1830

Konrad Adolf Malzen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1830-1837

Thomas Weld

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.1.1830

Joan Canning

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.1.1831

Gaetano Giorgi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.2.1831

Friedrich Wilhelm von Lepel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.6.1831

Fritz Paulsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An invitation to join a large party of Danes the same night for a visit to the Vatican, where the...

Not earlier than 1832

Karl von Kolb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Kort før 6.1.1832

Accademia Filarmonica Romana

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Før 12.1.1832

Accademia Romana di Archeologia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.1.1832

Gustav von Ingenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Før 7.6.1832

Accademia Romana di Archeologia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.10.1833

Perugina Jennings

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Perugina Jennings is in Rome with her husband and her family, and she is looking forward to renew...

11.12.1835

Instituto di corrispondenza archeologica

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.4.1836

Marie Lehmann, Bolette Puggaard, Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Puggaard family have arrived in Naples, where they have beautiful lodgings with a view of Ves...

10.7.1836

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard hopes that Thorvaldsen will manage to visit him and his family before their impending de...

Antagelig 1838

L? Sievert

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Notification that a meeting with J.-A.-D. Ingres is to be moved from Piazza Sistina to Palazzo Gr...

4.1.1838

Anna Maria Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Shortly before 26.11.1841

Accademia di S. Luca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Accademia di S. Luca invites Thorvaldsen to a meeting.

23.12.1841

Antolka Hiller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hiller asks Thorvaldsen to postpone their appointment until the following day as Henri Lehmann ha...

Shortly before 14.1.1842

Accademia di S. Luca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Accademia di S. Luca invites Thorvaldsen to a council meeting.

Middle February 1842

George Washington Greene

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Greene invites Thorvaldsen to a celebration of George Washington’s birthday.

Antagelig efter 6.6.1842

Marie Budtz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.7.1842

Chanteurs Montagnards

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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