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Requests to Come to Denmark (1820-1838)

25.11.1826

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.3.1827

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The letter expresses dissatisfaction with the number of works for the Church of Our Lady and Chri...

6.3.1830

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.1.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen hopes to see Thorvaldsen and his works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lad...

22.2.1833

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Information that a Danish naval vessel will call at Leghorn in July 1833 in order to bring severa...

26.2.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea will arrive at Leghorn around 1.7.1833, and Thorvaldsen is asked to have th...

4.4.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has unanimously been elected director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and ...

27.4.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.5.1833

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brun is suffering, she has no hope of recovery and wants to die, but she looks forward to seeing ...

16.5.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen thanks Hansen for his letters in which he mentions the pleasure, expressed by many pe...

15.6.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is pleased the Thorvaldsen is satisfied with his appointment as director of the Academy of...

6.12.1833

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brun is eager to have the crates with Thorvaldsen’s marble works opened. Hermann Ernst Freund is ...

31.3.1834 - 1.4.1834

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

15.11.1834

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.12.1834

Josias Feddersen

Jonas Collin

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

17.2.1835

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.8.1835

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.3.1837

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.4.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Kunstblad

Omnes

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

14.4.1837

Jonas Collin

Omnes

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

28.4.1837

Gottlieb Bindesbøll

Jonas Collin

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

16.9.1837

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.10.1837

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard is worried about Thorvaldsen’s health as he has heard about the outbreak of cholera in R...

26.10.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt, Ludwig Schorn

Omnes

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

19.12.1837

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard is impatient for news from Thorvaldsen. He reminds him to send the marble relief The Gra...

30.12.1837

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.2.1838

Marie Lehmann, Bolette Puggaard, Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hans Puggaard has heard that the relief The Graces Listening to Cupid’s Song, A601, is finished a...

31.3.1838

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.4.1838

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard writes about all the preparations made in order to get Thorvaldsen and his works home wi...