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Journey to Denmark, July-October 1819

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See also: Sojourn in Denmark, 1819-20 · Requests to Come to Denmark (until 1819) · Accounts of Journeys · Journey to Rome, August-December 1820

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the commission for the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christi...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

9.1.1819

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen has postponed answering Mokronowski’s letter because he has been waiting to get vario...

17.1.1819

Franziska Caspers

Charlotte Thierry

Thorvaldsen has guided Caspers through the Vatican museum by torchlight. She admires his inspirin...

6.3.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted praises Thorvaldsen’s latest sculptures, Dancing Girl, A179, Cupid and the Graces, A29 ...

19.4.1819

Jørgen Koch

Peder Malling

Information that Thorvaldsen is preparing his journey to Denmark.

24.4.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen is very busy and is about to leave for Denmark.

8.5.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Jens Møller

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

17.6.1819

Clemens Metternich

Eleonore von Kaunitz

Thorvaldsen has modelled Metternich’s bust, cf. A234. The artist will pass through Vienna before ...

19.6.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted writes about his Roman friends and about Thorvaldsen in particular. He is happy that Th...

30.6.1819

Redaktørerne ved Gazzetta di Milano

Omnes

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

July – October 1819

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The travel account of J.L. Lund for the journey from Rome to Copenhagen July-October 1819.

Juli-august 1819

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

6.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.7.1819

Jørgen Koch

Kunstakademiet, København

Koch is pleased to have met P.O. Brøndsted in Rome. Thorvaldsen will soon start his journey to De...

13.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.7.1819

Theodor von Hahn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

von Hahn wishes Thorvaldsen a pleasant journey.

14.7.1819

Jørgen Koch

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen has begun his journey to Denmark with J.L. Lund and Conrad Rantzau.

14.7.1819

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Thorvaldsen has begun his journey to Denmark with J.L. Lund.

27.7.1819

Redaktørerne ved Gazzetta di Milano

Omnes

Newspaper notice documenting the arrival of Thorvaldsen in Milan.

28.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

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

31.7.1819

Jørgen Koch

Jonas Collin

Thorvaldsen travels to Denmark with J.L. Lund and Conrad Rantzau.

31.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that the small model for the monument to the Swiss guards in Lucerne, cf. Dying Li...

5.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller is pleased that Thorvaldsen, contrary to expectations, has visited Lucerne on his journey ...

11.8.1819

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen has finally begun his journey to Denmark, but Rauch fears that he will not come throu...

11.8.1819

Redaktørerne ved Lemberger Zeitung

Omnes

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

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller gives instructions concerning measurements and special circumstances in connection with th...

22.8.1819

Johann Baptist Bertram

Sulpiz Boisserée

Thorvaldsen has spent a week in Stuttgart with J.L. Lund in order to study the collection of art ...

26.8.1819

Redaktørerne ved Leipziger Zeitung

Omnes

Newspaper reports that Thorvaldsen has arrived in Stuttgart.

26.8.1819

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen has visited Stuttgart, but that is all Caroline von Humboldt knows about his journey....

3.9.1819

Redaktørerne ved Prager Zeitung

Omnes

A newspaper informs that Thorvaldsen has left Stuttgart.

2.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

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 ...

22.10.1819

F. Kamp

J.L. Lund

Greetings to Thorvaldsen and Lund from the Duchesse of Augustenborg, Louise Augusta.

24.10.1819

Christian Ditlev Reventlow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.11.1819

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

Christian Frederik has considered to interrupt his grand tour of Europe temporarily in order to g...

19.11.1819

John Gibson

John Crouchley

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

25.12.1819

Franziska Caspers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Caspers suffers because she has not heard from Thorvaldsen. She often reads about him in the news...

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen firmly declines the proposal of the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace tha...

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen’s copy of the letter dated 25.5.1820, see the comments there.

18.6.1820

Sulpiz Boisserée

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On the occasion of Goethe’s seventieth birthday, Boisserée told Thorvaldsen about his plans for a...

10.8.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sulpiz Boisserée

Thorvaldsen is flattered and accepts a commission to execute a frieze with bas-reliefs for a monu...

5.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

Allgemeine Zeitung reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Berlin and Dresden, on his coming visi...

1832

Redaktørerne ved Dansk Litteratur-Tidende

Omnes

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

14.1.1852

C.C. Zahrtmann

Just Mathias Thiele

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