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19.8.1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he arrived in Rome on March 8, ...

Ultimo 1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen’s draft of his first report to Abildgaard on his activities in Rome. He has visited t...

12.10.1799

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for his support. He tells him that many of the Roman art collection...

3.12.1799

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard reports that the works Thorvaldsen sent to Copenhagen have arrived safely. He complime...

4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

21.7.1800

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard relates that some people in Copenhagen have accused Thorvaldsen of being lazy in Rome,...

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen reports that the transportation of two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danis...

10.4.1804

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.11.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his late reply and informs Schubart that he is finishing Bacchus, A2. ...

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the Museo Pio Clementino. He ...

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the ...

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the...

7.7.1810

Hans West

Christian 8.

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

Antagelig omkring 1813

Filippo Giuntotardi, Bertel Thorvaldsen

Omnes, Bertel Thorvaldsen

List of artists and others, written on the back of a printed text by the etcher Filippo Giuntotar...

8.4.1813

Peder Malling

Christian 8.

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

6.4.1814

Roms præfekt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.4.1816

Roms præfekt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.7.1816

Bartolommeo Pacca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen adds three conditions for accepting the execution of the equestrian statue of Józef P...

15.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen adds three conditions for accepting the execution of the equestrian statue of Józef P...

5.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

Koch has not yet had time to talk to Thorvaldsen about The Alexander Frieze for Christiansborg Pa...

5.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Koch informs his sister of his future address at Thorvaldsen’s place in Rome.

4.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

15.3.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

17.-23.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Canova’s workshop and comments on the sculptor’s works. Then he visits Thorvaldsen’s works...

7.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen begins modelling the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197. The sculptor and the ...

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...

1830-1837

Thomas Weld

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.6.1831

Anastasie de Circourt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anastasie de Circourt recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

28.11.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen has attended a magnificent ball given by Princess Anna Maria Torlonia, where he talked t...