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Purchase of Marble

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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...

3.4.1804

Massimiliano Laboureur

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Massimiliano Laboureur confirming payment for two blocks of marble.

24.5.1804

Massimiliano Laboureur

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Massimiliano Laboureur confirming payment for a block of marble.

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks Abildgaard’s permission to...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen tells Abildgaard that he is going to Carrara with Herman Sc...

19.1.1805

Giuseppe Cardelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Guiseppe Cardelli confirming payment for four blocks of marble.

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that the block of marble he has ordered will be sent in the autumn...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Draft: Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that the block of marble he has ordered will be sent in the...

11.10.1805

Filippo Mazzei

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mazzei contacts Thorvaldsen to clarify a misunderstanding about the size of the sculpture which t...

31.10.1805

Luigi Grandi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Luigi Grandi comfirming payment for a block of marble.

15.12.1805

Giuseppe Grandi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.3.1806

Giuseppe Cardelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.5.1806

Giuseppe Grandi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.8.1806

Giuseppe Grandi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.9.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 30 paoli.

21.9.1806

Giuseppe Grandi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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.

15.2.1807

Pietro Marchetti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.9.1807

Giuseppe Cardelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.10.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch fortæller, at Wilhelm Schadow sammen med Gottlieb Schick har forladt Rom. Rudolf Schadow er...

13.5.1812

Christian 8.

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

28.5.1812

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Christian 8.

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

17.7.1812

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Christian 8.

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

3.2.1813

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Christian 8.

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

15.2.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of February 1817.

5.4.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of April 1817.

24.12.1817

Giuditta Nalli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nalli acknowledges receipt of 4 scudi from Thorvaldsen.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

28.5.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Andreas Christian Gierlew

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

19.7.1822

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.9.1825

Bernardo Franceschi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.6.1827

Teresa Benincampi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Accademia di San Luca is to assess the quality of marble from Elba for the reconstruction of ...

6.5.1834

Moise Esdra Fratello

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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