The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Purchase of Paintings

See also: Gifts for Thorvaldsen, Artworks · Purchase of Paintings for Others · Thorvaldsen's Collection of Paintings

19.6.1827

Giambattista Bassi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bassi acknowledges receipt of payment for the two paintings, Forest Track, B62, and Ruins at Foru...

3.1.1833

August Ferdinand Hopfgarten

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hopfgarten’s receipt for the painting The Miracle of St. Elizabeth, B122.

6.4.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

An accident with the marble for the portrait statue of Caroline Amalie makes it impossible for Th...

19.4.1833

August Riedel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Riedel’s receipt for the painting A Neapolitan Fisherman and his Family, B150.

27.4.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik is looking forward to seeing Thorvaldsen again in Copenhagen in the autum...

26.9.1833

Michelangelo Pacetti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pacetti acknowledges receipt of payment for two gilt-framed paintings.

24.11.1833

Thomas Fearnley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fearnley’s receipt for the paintings Elsenore towards Kronborg, Winter, B194, and Elsenore toward...

Presumably 1834-1838

Jørgen Sonne

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sonne acknowledges receipt of payment for a painting, either A Battlefield on the Morning after a...

28.1.1834

Ditlev Martens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Martens’ receipt for a loan of 100 scudi from Thorvaldsen with his painting Michelangelo’s House ...

26.5.1834

J.L. Jensen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jensen asks Thorvaldsen for 50 scudi for his purchase of three of Jensen’s paintings, Flowers in ...

26.5.1834

J.L. Jensen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jensen’s advance receipt for payment for the paintings Flowers in a vase on a marble table-top, B...

10.5.1836

Ditlev Blunck

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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19.3.1837

Philipp von Foltz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Foltz acknowledges that Thorvaldsen has received, probably bought, the painting Sleeping Italian ...

3.5.1838

Andreas Ludvig Koop

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Koop acknowledges receipt of payment for two paintings, a copy after August Riede’s painting Girl...

9.10.1838

C.W. Eckersberg

Jonas Collin

Eckersberg sends a sketch of the painting Thorvaldsen’ Arrival in the Copenhagen Roadstead, Septe...

Presumably 1839 or 1840

Ferdinand Richardt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Richardt’s receipt for Thorvaldsen’s payment for a painting, either A Studio at the Academy of Fi...

Before 14.10.1839, Presumably April 1839

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

List of the paintings Thorvaldsen bought at the Charlottenborg exhibition in 1839.

21.4.1839

Dankvart Dreyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dreyer’s receipt for the painting View of the coast near Aarhus, B208.

Tidligst 25.4. og senest 9.9.1839

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Eckersberg tells Thorvaldsen that he may buy the painting Portrait of Frederik VI, B216, for 40 r...

9.9.1839

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Eckersberg’s receipt for the painting Portrait of Frederik VI, B216.

14.10.1839

J.P. Møller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of the landscape painter A.W. Boesen, Møller acknowledges receipt of payment for a pain...

Presumably 1840, before March 1841

Anton Melbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Melbye’s receipt for the painting En hollandsk kuf og et linieskib i mærssejlskuling, B264.

25.2.1840

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Eckersberg’s receipt for the painting Thorvaldsen’s arrival in the Copenhagen roadste...

10.6.1840

Johann Mohr

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mohr acknowledges receipt of payment for two paintings, Winter Landscape from Bordesholm, B274, a...

11.6.1840

Anders Christian Lunde

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lunde’s receipt for the painting View of Frederiksberg Palace from the Vicinity of Ladegaardsvej,...

12.6.1840

Sally Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Henriques acknowledges receipt of payment for the painting Study of a Sailor, B407.

21.7.1840

Georg Emil Libert

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Libert acknowledges receipt of payment for the painting View of the Sound from Langelinie near Co...

August 1840

Anton Melbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Melby’s receipt for the painting A calm morning at sea, which is still in Thorvaldsen’...

8.8.1840

Ditlev Blunck

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Blunck declares that the painting Madonna del Granduca, B35, shall remain in Thorvaldsen’s collec...

14.8.1840

Gottlieb Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Collin’s receipt for the payment for Albert Küchler’s painting Roman peasants buying a hat for th...

8.12.1840

Caroline Buntzen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Buntzen’s receipt for her husband, Heinrich Buntzen’s painting Oak trees by a pool, 1...

13.5.1841

Carl Richardt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Richardt asks Thorvaldsen to buy one of his paintings so that he can get money to go to Norway, w...

30.5.1842

Heinrich Buntzen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Buntzen acknowledges receipt of an advance on Thorvaldsen’s commission for the painting Danish L...

31.5.1842

Karl von Kolb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

List of payments from Kolb to Thorvaldsen.

June 1843

F.C. Sibbern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sibbern offers C.D. Gebauer’s painting Winter landskape at Brabrand Church, 1831 to Thorval...

9.6.1843

Hermann Kauffmann I

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kauffmann is pleased that Thorvaldsen wants to buy the painting Tyrolian Roadside Inn, B123, for ...

20.6.1843

Mozart Waagepetersen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Waagepetersen acknowledges receipt of payment for Heinrich Kauffmann’s painting Tyrolean Ro...

Probably August 1843

F.C. Sibbern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sibbern has hung C.D. Gebauer’s painting Winter Landscape with Brabrand Church, 1831, in Thorvald...

25.10.1843

Peter Panum

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Panum’s receipt for 100 rix-dollars for two landscapes by Jens Juel.

13.2.1844

J.P. Møller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Møller acknowledges receipt of payment for the paintings The Town of Svendborg, Funen, B278, and ...

3.6.1844

Jonas Collin

H.N. Clausen, A.C. Kierulff, J.F. Schouw

Collin reports the painters Carl Dahl’s and Heinrich Buntzen’s requests for the remaining payment...

18.7.1844

Jonas Collin

J.F. Schouw

Collin asks Schouw to confirm that it is acceptable to pay the marine painter Carl Dahl the balan...