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Lost Works by Thorvaldsen

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24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

11.8.1804

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund thanks Thorvaldsen for his letter and looks forward to their reunion in Rome. He informs Tho...

20.8.1809

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Theodor von Hahn

Contract between Thorvaldsen and Theodor von Hahn concerning delivery of the marble statue Cupid ...

18.6.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch regrets that Thorvaldsen has not yet finished the statues of Cupid Holding a Butterfly to H...

19.7.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch writes that Thorvaldsen has finished Cupid Holding a Butterfly to Hurt it with an Arrow and...

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...

8.1.1815

Pietro Benvenuti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Benvenuti recommends the painter Martelli and the writer Janer, who is also bringing letters to T...

1817

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Reference to Thorvaldsen in an index in Nicolaus Esterházy’s archive.

2.10.1817

Nicolaus Esterházy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Esterházy acknowledges receipt of Thorvaldsen’s letter, which confirms what they agreed on during...

22.4.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann reports that he has been in contact with Thorvaldsen regarding the monument in Lucerne ...

13.6.1818

Jørgen Koch

Jonas Collin

Koch writes about Thorvaldsen’s works and commissions. The sculptor has completed Mercury a...

27.8.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen will not accompany Herman Schubart to Denmark but will leave in the spring in the com...

15.5.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt has not demanded an answer from Thorvaldsen concerning Rauch’s possible rol...

28.5.1819

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Peder Brønnum Scavenius

Scavenius bought cameos after Night, cf. A369, and Day, cf. A370, finished his diary, and went fo...

19.6.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted writes about his Roman friends and about Thorvaldsen in particular. He is happy that Th...

17.7.1819-5.1.1822

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for payment of wages to Thorvaldsen’s assistants for the marble carving of Dancing Girl,...

14.8.1819-30.10.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for payment of wages to Thorvaldsen’s assistants for work on Jurij Aleksándrovitj Golóvk...

7.11.1819

Olav Olavsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Olavsen asks if Thorvaldsen has received the ring he sent him via H.E. Freund. He reminds the scu...

Tidligst 1823, senest 1825

Anton Endres

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

A survey of works commissioned from Thorvaldsen in 1823 by Schönborn, cf. A177, A233, A827, A411 ...

24.10.1823

Ludwig Schorn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schorn recommends three young German painters from Würtemberg, Gegenbaur, Gutekunst and Fuchs, wh...

19.7.1824

Julie von Dörnberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Julie von Dörnberg sends her late son Unico von Dörnberg’s death mask to Thorvaldsen and asks him...

2.8.1824

Frederico Gürtler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gürtler informs Thorvaldsen that he has packed and sent the young Baron Unico von Dörnberg’s deat...

20.1.1825

Pietro Benvenuti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Benvenuti recommends the sculptor Emilio Santarelli, whom he wants Thorvaldsen to take on as his ...

3.5.1825

Augusta Amalia von Leuchtenberg

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Receipt of payment for four marble reliefs from the estate of Eugène de Beauharnais: Hygieia and ...

15.12.1825

Jørgen Conrad de Falsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Falsen confirms delivery of two reliefs from Thorvaldsen. He is dissatisfied that one is small an...

20.3.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen Conrad de Falsen

Thorvaldsen tries to formulate an answer to Falsen’s criticism of the two reliefs he has received...

17.2.1827

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound thanks Thorvaldsen for having taken on the Scottish sculptor Alexander R...

20.2.1830

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Ludwig Schorn

Schönborn has read that Thorvaldsen is in Munich, and therefore he would like Schorn to ask the s...

28.2.1830

Ludwig Schorn

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Schorn has complied with Schönborn’s wish and sends Thorvaldsen’s response regarding the progress...

21.2.1832

Ippolito Fenaroli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fenaroli writes to Thorvaldsen from Naples to recommend his friend Luini, who is travelling to Ro...

1834

Sala Alessandro

Omnes

Nella guida alle opere d’arte della città di Brescia scritta da Alessandro Sala vengono anc...

Presumably after 1836, before 1841

F. Alleyne McGeachy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Alleyne McGeachy recommends his wife’s younger brother to Thorvaldsen, hoping that the sculptor w...

10.7.1838

Angelo Maria Ricci

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.8.1840

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Folkeblad

Omnes

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

December 1843

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 54th part of 60 in all.

11.4.1844

E.A. Hagen

Omnes

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

Juni 1847 [1951]

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

H.C. Andersen has visited Sydney Morgan and seen a drawing by Thorvaldsen of the reliefs Day and ...

28.6.1847

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen has visited Sydney Morgan and seen a drawing by Thorvaldsen of the reliefs Day and ...

1853

Federico Odorici

Omnes

In his guide to the town of Brescia, Odorici also describes the private collections in the town. ...

Tidligst 1878, senest 1905 (1835-1836)

Charles Bowyer Adderley

Omnes

Adderley describes his stay in Rome in 1835-36, when he stayed with Thorvaldsen for a time. He wa...

1880

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Il passo è tratto dall’Inventario della collezione Fenaroli Avogadro redatto nel giugno 188...

16.4.1882

Redaktørerne ved La Sentinella bresciana

Omnes

In a local newspaper from Brescia, a citizen expresses his regret that the valuable art collectio...

22.4.1882

Redaktørerne ved La Sentinella bresciana

Omnes

A local newspaper from Brescia writes that the art collection of the noble Fenaroli family has be...