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Sojourn in Denmark, 1819-20

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See also: Artistic Environment in Copenhagen · Journey to Denmark, July-October 1819 · Journey to Rome, August-December 1820 · Social Life in Denmark · Thorvaldsen's Continuance in Rome · Thorvaldsen's Patriotism

8.4.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

8.4.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

8.4.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

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

29.1.1816

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen is delighted to inform Thorvaldsen that Frederik VI has invited him to Copenhagen, an...

22.3.1816

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the letters he has received from C.F. Hansen and Prince Christian, wh...

24.8.1816

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen wants to know when Thorvaldsen is leaving Rome. He thinks that a visit like this woul...

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen has to postpone his trip to Denmark because he has to finish John Russell’s com...

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen answers C.F.Hansen’s letter of 24.8.1816. He explains that his trip to Denmark has be...

1.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kruse encloses the prospectus in which the Danish population is invited to contribute to the acqu...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen looks forward to embracing C.F. Hansen in Copenhagen soon. He characterizes the sculp...

28.5.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Andreas Christian Gierlew

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

6.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s passport for the journey from Rome to Copenhagen July-October 1819 with stamps from...

12.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

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

13.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted recommends places and friends that he thinks Thorvaldsen should visit on his journey to...

25.9.1819

NN

Omnes

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

28.9.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

2.10.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted bebrejder Thorvaldsen, at han ikke er rejst til Danmark via den rute, han er blevet anb...

Antagelig 8.10.1819

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.-9.10.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Is considering interrupting his Grand Tour in order to go to Denmark and meet Thorvaldsen.

9.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen celebrating his stay in Denmark 1819-1820.

After 11.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

12.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

12.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

13.10.1819

Knud Lyne Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

13.10.1819

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

13.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

15.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg, Adam Oehlenschläger, Knud Lyne Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1819

P. Blicher Olsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

16.10.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.10.1819

Knud Lyne Rahbek

Omnes

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

22.10.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted urges his brother-in-law to make Thorvaldsen’s acquaintance and take him to his wife’s ...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

23.10.1819

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Matthias Friis von Irgens-Bergh

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

25.10.1819

Kamma Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rahbek sends the journal Tilskueren to Thorvaldsen. She describes her devotion to the sculptor bu...

26.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

29.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Baggesen urges Thorvaldsen to be present at a party in the literary society Clio, which he will a...

30.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen sung at a party in the literary society Clio.

30.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen sung at a party in the literary society Clio.

1.11.1819

NN

Omnes

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

4.11.1819

Redaktørerne ved Oesterreichischer Beobachter

Omnes

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

5.11.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

The commentary to this document 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.

ca. 13.11.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

The comments are not yet available.

14.11.1819

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian Frederik complains that Thorvaldsen is in Copenhagen now that he himself will soon be i...

17.11.1819

Jørgen Koch

Jonas Collin

Greetings to Thorvaldsen and Lund, who are in Denmark.

22.11.1819

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A.W. Hauch would like to meet with Thorvaldsen and discuss some suggestions for decorating some r...

6.12.1819

J.P. Mynster

P.O. Brøndsted

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

13.12.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted is pleased that Thorvaldsen has arrived in Denmark and has met his family. He asks for ...

Januar 1820

Friedrich von Warnstedt

Omnes

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

Efter 1819

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.1.1820

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted is happy that Thorvaldsen’s company has pleased the Aagaard family. He thanks them for ...

11.5.1820

Christian Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Horneman is pleased to have met Thorvaldsen at last and is grateful that the sculptor is willing ...

28.5.1820

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment for works for Christiansborg Palace.

Juni 1820

Friedrich von Warnstedt

Omnes

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

26.6.1820

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski reminds Thorvaldsen of his promise to visit Warsaw during the summer. He wonders whet...

11.7.1820

Peder Horrebow Haste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Haste regrets that he is unable to write a poem to express his love for Thorvaldsen, the man. He ...

19.7.1820

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye thanks Thorvaldsen for his promise to perform a task for him in Italy. He asks Thorvaldse...

Sandsynligvis før 11.8.1820

Emil Aarestrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem to Thorvaldsen before his departure from Denmark.

10.8.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

Farewell greeting from Thorvaldsen to an unknown recipient.

Before 11.8.1820

Peter Theodor Schorn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.8.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian Horneman

Thorvaldsen’s greeting in Christian Horneman’s album.

12.8.1820

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper reports that Thorvaldsen has left Copenhagen for Italy. Frederik 6. has presented h...

15.8.1820

Redaktørerne ved Lolland-Falsters Stifts-Tidende

Omnes

Newspaper clipping on Thorvaldsen’s departure from Copenhagen.

17.9.1820

Stanislaus de Chaudoir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chaudoir inquires whether Thorvaldsen has had time to think about the commissioned monument to hi...

26.9.1820

Peter Theodor Schorn

Omnes

28.9.1820

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted is pleased that Thorvaldsen has met the Aagaard family and his own children before leav...

19.10.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

A supplementary contract which elaborates the conditions of the original contract of 8.7.1818. A ...

12.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Rides out (in vain) to meet Thorvaldsen, who is on his way to Rome.

16.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen has arrived in Rome that day and has tea in the evening with Christian (8.) Frederik ...

2.3.1821

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen’s proposal for the assignments that Hermann Ernst Freund may be given by the Building...

5.5.1821

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

8.5.1821

NN

Omnes

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21.8.1821

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Thorvaldsen answers Torlonia regarding Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, which is to be deliver...

14.11.1822

Peter Norden Sølling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sølling expresses his gratitude for Thorvaldsen’s company during his stay in Denmark and recounts...

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...

23.10.1823

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Matthias Friis von Irgens-Bergh

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

7.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen lists the works which will be ready to be sent to Denmark in the spring of 1827. Extr...

7.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

One of three draft letters, in Thorvaldsen’s own hand, of a fourth draft letter dated 7.2.1...

7.5.1827

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen is very disappointed about the postponement of the shipment to Denmark of Thorvaldsen...

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Clarification of circumstances relating to the commissions for Christiansborg Palace and the Chur...

1.10.1833

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

A list of the works by Thorvaldsen that have come to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea.

16.8.1834

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

At Thorvaldsen’s request, the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace and the Univers...

1841

Nikolaj Krossing

Omnes

Poem about the life and works of Thorvaldsen.