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28.12.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...

4.3.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart writes that Charlotte Schimmelmann is satisfied with Thorvaldsen’s sketch of Bapti...

Sandsynligvis 1814

G.L. Lahde, Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

23.7.1814

C.W. Eckersberg

J.F. Clemens

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

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1819

Ole Bang

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.11.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

18.1.1820

NN

Omnes

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

28.6.1820

N.T. Bruun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Sandsynligvis før 11.8.1820

Emil Aarestrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem to Thorvaldsen before his departure from Denmark.

26.12.1820

Torkel Baden, Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

23.6.1821

C.F. Høyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Høyer sends Thorvaldsen a selection of his own writings related to the ongoing dispute about Nors...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...

2.11.1822

NN

Omnes

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

29.4.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Draft letter dated 29.4.1823. Thorvaldsen relates news of the busts of Frederik 6., A859, Marie S...

15.11.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fonden ad usus publicos

Thorvaldsen recommends the history painter Andreas Ludvig Koop.

19.11.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fonden ad usus publicos

Thorvaldsen recommends the history painter Andreas Ludvig Koop.

Antagelig omkring 19.11.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

Thorvaldsen recommends the history painter Andreas Ludvig Koop.

Februar-december 1826

Malthe Conrad Bruun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.11.1826

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik wants to know which of Thorvaldsen’s works wil be sent home in the ...

25.11.1826

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

The Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen wants more casts of Thorvaldsen’s works.

31.12.1828 (1835)

Karl August Nicander

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig omkring 24.4.1835

Finnur Magnússon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1837

NN

Omnes

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

7.10.1838

N.F.S. Grundtvig

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem by Grundtvig to Thorvaldsen sung at the party 7.10.1838 at the Hôtel d’Angleterre in Copenha...

9.10.1838

Redaktørerne ved Dagen, Finnur Magnússon

Omnes

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

29.11.1838

Redaktørerne ved Dannevirke

Omnes

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

July-August 1839

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 5th part of 60 in all.

5.7.1839

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

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

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.

8.3.1840

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A poem to Thorvaldsen on the occasion of his Roman birthday.

25.3.1841

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

15.7.1841

Hans Ferdinand Massmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.4.1844

Eduard Meyer

Omnes

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

17.4.1844

Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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