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15.3.1803

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley informs his good friend of his arrival in Naples. He has contracted an illness which prev...

Omkring 1.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

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

7.2.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley thanks Thorvaldsen for the letter that he has finally received and tries to cheer up the ...

22.5.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley is sad that Thorvaldsen has left Naples. He hopes to recover completely from his illness ...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund

Thorvaldsen thanks Lund for having assisted him in a financial matter but asks him not to give an...

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...

Tidligst 1809

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted forwards a letter and encloses a bill for some letters which he has sent on Thorvaldsen...

Antagelig oktober 1810

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund writes that he has arrived safely in Copenhagen. He explains that a written authorization is...

17.12.1810

Hans West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.1.1812

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An attempt to persuade Thorvaldsen to visit Denmark. Information about life at home and greetings...

6.7.1813

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted has been on a short trip to Leghorn to get some money. He has visited Montenero and ask...

26.9.1814

Heinrich Kohlrausch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kohlausch apologizes for not having written sooner. He has been busy with his work as a doctor in...

2.12.1815

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted advises Thorvaldsen to return to Denmark, at least for a year. He encloses letters for ...

18.2.1817

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted wonders why he has had no answer to the commission for a monument transmitted in his la...

16.5.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Despite the prospect of only a modest payment, Thorvaldsen has agreed to execute a model for the ...

28.5.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Brøndsted thanks Gierlew for his letter. He is currently editing his investigations from his expe...

Probably 1.7.1819

Anastasia Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anastasia Bonar wishes Thorvaldsen a safe journey and sends him some letters which he is to deliv...

12.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted sends his letter and a small box to Denmark with Thorvaldsen. He recommends Thorvaldsen...

24.7.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Rauch kan få sidste nyt om Thorvaldsen gennem Karl Wilhelm Wach. Frances Mackenzie har brudt med ...

28.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted tells Aagaard that Thorvaldsen has left Rome, which is good because there were so many ...

September 1820

John Cam Hobhouse

Joseph Douglas Strutt

Hobgouse sends three letters that may be useful to him. He requests Strutt to ask Thorvaldsen to ...

Presumably 20.12.1820

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Thorvaldsen was with Brøndsted while he wrote the letter and sends his regards.

Muligvis omkring 1827

R.M.S. Hall

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hall is on his way back to England and offers to carry letters. He invites Thorvaldsen to visit h...

18. & 22.2.1835

C.C. Hall, F.M. Knuth

Frederik Barfod

Hall and Knuth tell Barfod about their stay in Rome. They have attended the farewell for Horace V...

13.11.1840

Christine Stampe

Just Mathias Thiele

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