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Jason and the Hope Commission

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4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen regrets that his report to the Royal Academy has been delayed. He would have liked to...

22.4.1801

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports that the two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ...

August 1803

Carl Ludwig Fernow

Omnes

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

19.3.1803

Friederike Brun

Omnes

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

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...

Tidligst 19. og senest 23.3.1803

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Transcript of Thomas Hope’s copy of his contract with Thorvaldsen regarding Jason with the Golden...

After 23.3.1803, before summer 1803

Finelli & Keller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s contract with the sculptors Pietro Finelli and Heinrich Keller concerning the deliv...

29.3.1803

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley is delighted that Thomas Hope’s commission for Jason with the golden fleece, A52, has pro...

June 1803

Knud Lyne Rahbek

Omnes

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

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports on his efforts to obtain commissions for Thorvaldsen from Denmark. Through her h...

Omkring 1.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen thanks Schubart and his sister Charlotte Schimmelmann for the efforts they are making...

8.4.1806

Patrick Moir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moir informs Thorvaldsen on behalf of Thomas Hope that the fourth and last payment for Jason with...

13.9.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 25 paoli.

20.9.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 30 paoli.

27.9.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 30 paoli.

4.10.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 30 paoli.

11.10.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

18.10.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

25.10.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

30.10.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 25 paoli.

8.11.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

16.11.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

22.11.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

29.11.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

6.12.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

13.12.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

20.12.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

24.12.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

3.1.1807

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 3 scudi.

25.1.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen thanks Schubart for a bill of exchange, which was very welcome.

30.1.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen thanks Schubart for a bill of exchange. He has had financial problems because the war...

7.2.1815

NN

Omnes

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

6.4.1819

Thomas Hope

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope urges Thorvaldsen to finish and deliver Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, commissio...

Presumably 9.7.1819

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chiaveri asks Thorvaldsen to speak to Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia as soon as possible regarding Ja...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

28.2.1820

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

Summer 1820

Christian Molbech

Omnes

Molbech’s account of his visit to Rome, in which he compares Thorvaldsen and Canova and describes...

Maj 1821

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Torlonia is disappointed that Thorvaldsen has not complied with the agreement to complete Jason w...

20.8.1821

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Torlonia assumes that Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, is ready to be shipped as Thorvaldsen h...

21.8.1821

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Thorvaldsen answers Torlonia regarding Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, which is to be deliver...

15.4.1823

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Torlonia has received several letters from Thomas Hope, who is impatient to have the statue of Ja...

9.8.1825

A. Andersen Feldborg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Andersen Feldborg gives Thorvaldsen his book Denmark Delineated, probably @M653.He writes that Ja...

12.6.1826

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

Presumably August 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Thorvaldsen sends Hope the statue of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, 25 years after the contr...

Antagelig august 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Thorvaldsen sends Hope the statue of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, 25 years after the contr...

5.9.1828

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

The sculpture of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, commissioned by Thomas Hope, has been comple...

4.10.1828

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.10.1828

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.8.1829

Thomas Hope

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hope gratefully acknowledges receipt of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, the portrait busts of...

1831

Rembrandt Peale

Omnes

Peale describes his impression of Thorvaldsen, his works, and his studio practice. He is critical...

19.11.1831

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Litteratur-Tidende

Omnes

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

August 1832

NN

Omnes

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

31.3.1834 - 1.4.1834

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

6.5.1843

NN

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 15th part of YY in all.

1848

NN

Omnes

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

1851

Meïr Aron Goldschmidt

Omnes

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