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Thorvalden's Assistants

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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...

13.7.1804

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund sends greetings and requests from Anna Maria Uhden. He informs Thorvaldsen that he has given...

Efter 16.7. og senest 6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund

Thorvaldsen asks Lund to take care of his studio while he is gone. He thanks him for having assis...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund

Thorvaldsen thanks Lund for having assisted him in a financial matter but asks him not to give an...

11.8.1804

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund thanks Thorvaldsen for his letter and looks forward to their reunion in Rome. He informs Tho...

30.8.1805

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley ironically describes his amazement at having received two letters from Thorvaldsen. He al...

30.8.1805

Camillo Landini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley has given Landini a letter from Thorvaldsen, who is at Montenero, and asks for news about...

18.10.1805-26.4.1806

Camillo Landini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Landini signs for the payment received from Thorvaldsen for the carving of Bacchus.

22.10.1808

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Thorvaldsen informs Schimmelmann that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4, whi...

25.7.1809

Camillo Landini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

After a few weeks in Florence, Landini has reached Carrara. He tells Thorvaldsen that he is grate...

19.7.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch beretter, at Thorvaldsen har færdiggjort Amor holder en sommerfugl for at såre den med en p...

15.8.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch fortæller om mausoleet over dronning Luise og siger, at det er godt, at kongen ikke har set...

4.7.1813

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch får hjælp til udarbejdelsen af sit gravmæle over dronning Luise fra Thorvaldsens ansatte. T...

24.8.1813

Anna Maria Uhden

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria writes that she has not yet received news from him. She hopes that he will return to R...

23.9.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria Uhden

Thorvaldsen has received the two letters from Anna Maria Uhden. Because of Jacqueline Schubart’s ...

29.3.1814

Pietro Marchetti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the sculptor Pietro Tenerani.

22.6.1816

Wilhelm Heigelin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the Italian apprentice sculptor Antonio Calí.

22.6.1816

Christian Heigelin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Heigelin supports his nephew William Heigelin’s recommendation of the Italian apprentice sc...

6.10.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of October 1816.

Antagelig 12.10.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of October 1816.

19.10.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of October 1816.

26.10.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of October 1816.

1.11.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the last week of October 1816.

9.11.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of November 1816.

15.11.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of November 1816.

23.11.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of November 1816.

30.11.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of November 1816.

7.12.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of December 1816.

14.12.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of December 1816.

22.12.1816

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of December 1816.

24.12.1816

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the days before Christmas 1816.

Antagelig omkring 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Miscellaneous notes and pen trials.

11.1.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of January 1817.

18.1.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of January 1817.

1.2.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week before February 1st 1817.

8.2.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of February 1817.

15.2.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of February 1817.

Antagelig 1.3.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts presumably for the last week of February 1817.

8.3.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of March 1817.

22.3.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of March 1817.

29.3.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of March 1817.

5.4.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of April 1817.

12.4.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of April 1817.

19.4.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Studio account for the third week of April 1817.

26.4.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of April 1817.

3.5.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the workdays of the week 28.4.1817-3.5.1817.

10.5.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of May 1817.

17.5.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of May 1817.

24.5.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of May 1817.

31.5.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of May 1817.

7.6.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of June 1817.

14.6.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of June 1817.

12.7.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of July 1817.

19.7.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of July 1817.

2.8.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week of late July-early August 1817.

16.8.1817

Edward Dodwell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dodwell recommends the English sculptor John Gibson to Thorvaldsen. Gibson is to study in Rome fo...

31.10.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of October 1817.

15.11.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of November 1817.

22.11.1817

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of November 1817.

17.1.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of January 1818.

7.3.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of March 1818.

14.3.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of March 1818.

28.3.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of March 1818.

Antagelig tidligst maj 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts concerning work on the clay bozzetto for The Graces, cf. A30, the clay model fo...

6.5.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of May 1818.

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

Schubart assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Frederik 6.’s new...

23.5.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of May 1818.

24.5.1818

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tenerani’s receipt for 83 scudi for work done for Thorvaldsen.

30.5.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of May 1818.

11.7.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of July 1818.

18.7.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of July 1818.

30.7.1818

Francesco Barberini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Barberini has heard that the marble version of Monument to over Anna Maria Porro Serbelloni, cf. ...

29.8.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of August 1818.

3.9.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of September 1818.

12.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of September 1818.

19.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of September 1818.

26.9.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of September 1818.

3.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week of late September-early October 1818.

10.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of October 1818.

10.10.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

Ingemann describes his first meeting with Thorvaldsen in Rome.

17.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of October 1818.

31.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of October 1818.

7.11.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of November 1818.

29.11.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of November 1818.

5.12.1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of December 1818.

9.1.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of January 1819.

16.1.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of January 1819.

25.1.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of January 1819.

30.1.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of January 1819.

6.2.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of February 1819.

13.2.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of February 1819.

14.2.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of February 1819.

27.2.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of February 1819.

13.3.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of March 1819.

15.3.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for one week in the first half of March 1819, probably the second week.

20.3.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of March 1819.

21.3.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of March 1819.

3.4.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week 29.3.-3.4.1819.

4.4.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week 29.3.-4.4.1819.

8.4.1819

Narcyz Makowiecki

Pierre Jullien

Makowiecki asks the banker Jullien to pay Thorvaldsen 50 ecus after the bust of Józef Poniatowski...

11.4.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of April 1819.

18.4.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of April 1819.

24.4.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of April 1819.

25.4.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of April 1819.

1.5.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the last week of April until May 1st 1819.

3.5.1819

István Ferenczy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill for work on a bas-relief and two busts.

8.5.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of May 1819.

22.5.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of May 1819.

6.6.1819

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of June 1819.

12.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller expresses a hope that, in spite of the price, an accomplished Italian sculptor will be cho...

19.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller complains that it is difficult to get Thorvaldsen to complete his work on the model for Dy...

17.7.1819-5.1.1822

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for payment of wages to Thorvaldsen’s assistants for the marble carving of Dancing Girl,...

17.7.1819-9.2.1822

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts of payments of wages to Thorvaldsen’s assistants for work on: Two marble copies of Wi...

14.8.1819-30.10.1819

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for payment of wages to Thorvaldsen’s assistants for work on Jurij Aleksándrovitj Golóvk...

7.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that both models of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, have be...

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

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

9.10.1819-9.11.1822

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for carving the first marble version of Shepherd Boy, cf. A177.

23.10.1819 - 9.6.1821

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for carving the marble version of Monument to Stanislaus Chaudoir’s Wife, cf. A...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

26.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

19.11.1819

John Gibson

John Crouchley

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

3.12.1819

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the progress of work in the workshop in Rome. He mentions the work...

6.1.1820

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.5.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

Summer 1820

Christian Molbech

Omnes

Molbech’s account of his visit to Rome, in which he compares Thorvaldsen and Canova and describes...

19.8.1820

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

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

19.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

Hans Michelsen leaves Stockholm for Rome in order to study with Thorvaldsen in Rome.

18.11.1820-1.3.1823

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for carving the second marble version of Shepherd Boy, cf. A177.

9.11.1820

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the accident that took place 8.11.1820 in one of Thorvaldsen’s wor...

17.-23.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Canova’s workshop and comments on the sculptor’s works. Then he visits Thorvaldsen’s works...

1821

Sydney Morgan

Omnes

Uddrag af Lady Morgans bog Italy med omtale af Thorvaldsens værksteder.

26.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen and Rudolf Schadow model and others draw the beautiful Vittoria Caldoni, whom August ...

4.4.1821

Stanisław Grabowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Grabowski is pleased to have been informed that Thorvaldsen is willing to advise and guide the ar...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...

1.2.1822

NN

Omnes

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

16.3.1822

Johann Martin von Wagner

Leo von Klenze

Wagner opsummerer mulighederne for Schönborn ift. hans bestilling af en Bacchus-statue af den nyl...

20.4.1822

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Johann Martin von Wagner

Schönborn takker for Wagners hjælp og rådgivning i forbindelse med færdiggørelsen af en efterladt...

2.11.1822-20.9.1823

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for carving the third marble version of Shepherd Boy, cf. A177.

13.12.1822

Camillo Landini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Landini writes from Saint Petersburg to recommend the sculptor Orlovsky, who has successfully car...

26.4.-27.12.1823

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts for carving the fourth marble version of Shepherd Boy, cf. A177.

21.7.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicola Maria Nicolai

Thorvaldsen asks Nicolai to help him settle a legal matter for his assistant Pietro Tenerani. A b...

15.12.1823

Accademia Fiorentina, Giovanni degli Alessandri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni degli Alessandri recommends a student, Tommaso Gasperini, to Thorvaldsen. Gasperini is c...

20.3.1824

Trajan Wallis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wallis recommends the young sculptor Ranieri Bartolini to Thorvaldsen.

Probably 7.4.1824

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

William Russell asks Thorvaldsen to advise Giuseppe Pacetti in the restoration of some antiques f...

2.8.1824

Frederico Gürtler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gürtler informs Thorvaldsen that he has packed and sent the young Baron Unico von Dörnberg’s deat...

27.8.1824

John Gibson

John Crouchley

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

15.9.1824

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.9.1824

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.10.1824

Tommaso Gasperini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gasperini regrets his delayed return to Rome. This is due to protracted periods of rain in Cologn...

1.12.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

Freund is put in charge of the packing of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which are to be ...

Januar 1825 - juni 1826

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.1.1825-13.12.1828

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.2.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

List of those of Thorvaldsen’s artworks which Christian (8.) Frederik wants to be sent to D...

Presumably ultimo april 1825

Ludvig Bødtcher

Ludvig Bødtcher

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

Maj 1825 - november 1826

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.5.1825

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The crates with Thorvaldsen’s artworks have been stored in a warehouse at Leghorn, where th...

28.10.1825

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rudolf Freitag

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

27.12.1825

Tommaso Gasperini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gasperini sends New Year’s greetings to Thorvaldsen, thanking him again for his kindness to him w...

August 1826 - Spring 1827

Carsten Hauch

Omnes

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

Marts 1826 - februar 1828

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for Cupid with his Bow, cf. A819.

11.4.1826

Ferdinando Dôrhel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of his client, Luigi Sommariva, Dôrhel presses Thorvaldsen for the remaining part of th...

20.7.1826

Bianca Milesi Mojon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Milesi Mojon recommends the recently arrived Scottish sculptor Alexander Ritchie to Thorvaldsen. ...

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen responds to Sommariva’s letter of complaint regarding his father Giovanni Battista So...

8.10.1826

Jacob Hofer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1826

Paolo Emilio Demi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Demi asks Thorvaldsen to send a testimonial about a sculpture group which he has executed under T...

30.10.1826

Tommaso Gazzarini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gazzarrini har ventet forgæves på Thorvaldsen til et aftalt møde og beder ham nu om at udfærdige ...

1827 - september 1828

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1827 - december 1828

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.2.1827

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound thanks Thorvaldsen for having taken on the Scottish sculptor Alexander R...

21.2.1827

Paolo Emilio Demi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Demi beder Thorvaldsen om at anbefale sig, i fald Thorvaldsen ikke selv accepterer tilbuddet om a...

17.3.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Hermann Ernst Freund

Freund is informed that the frigate which was to transport several of Thorvaldsen’s works t...

25.4.1827

Johann Leeb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Leeb thanks Thorvaldsen for his advice and his helpfulness. He is pleased to have settled in Muni...

2.5.1827

G. Petrozzani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.7.1827

Christian Gottlieb Kühn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the German sculptor Otto Sigismund Runge.

27.7.1827

Johan Gunder Adler, Hermann Ernst Freund

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Adler writes to the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace, quoting a letter dated 30.6.18...

14.9.1827

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tenerani acknowledges receipt of 2,000 Roman scudi as part of the payment for his work on the sid...

1.1.1828

Tommaso Gasperini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gasperini sends New Year’s greetings to Thorvaldsen, thanking him again for his kindness to him w...

2.2.1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hermann Ernst Freund

Thorvaldsen requests information about the execution of the figure of Christ in Carrara. Freund i...

20.2.1828

Anna Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Potocka mentions that she wrote to Thorvaldsen from Vienna five months ago but received no a...

26.5.1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Maria Szymanowska

Thorvaldsen is pleased to hear that the crate with Nicolaus Copernicus and Szymanowska’s bu...

Juni 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jakub Tatarkiewicz

Thorvaldsen attests to the efficiency, skill, and diligence of his assistant Jakúb Tatarkiewicz, ...

Presumably 26.6.1828

H.W. Bissen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bissen recounts his journey on foot to Florence and mentions that he has seen Thorvaldsen’s Chris...

21.8.1828

Pietro Antonio Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.9.1828

Pietro Antonio Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bienaimé erklærer, at billedhuggeren Andrea Bardi har arbejdet i 47 dage på Thorvaldsens marmorve...

10.11.1828

Boris Orlovsky

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An emotional Orlovsky laments parting from Thorvaldsen, whom he sees as his father, his teacher, ...

Antagelig vinter 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Boris Orlovsky

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

3.1.1829

Luigi Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.2.1829

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

Antagelig senest primo marts 1829

Carlo Poggi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poggi anmoder Thorvaldsen om arbejde, efter at et helt års genvordigheder har sat ham i en fortvi...

1.4.1829

Jakub Tatarkiewicz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tatarkiewicz writes that there have been problems with the casting of Nicolaus Copernicus after t...

25.4.1829

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.7.1829

NN

Omnes

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

4.10.1829

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

Recommendation of the sculptor Antonio Moccia, who, uder Thorvaldsen’s direction, has execu...

24.5.1830

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Narcyz Makowiecki

Receipt for 50 of the 100 scudi which the bust of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A249, costs.

19.12.1830

Francesco Masdea

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Masdea has heard that Thorvaldsen wants him to work for him again, but because of prior engagemen...

31.12.1830

Tommaso Gasperini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gasperini sends New Year’s greeting, hoping that Thorvaldsen still remembers him fondly.

Presumably after 1831

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pietro Morescalchi

Draft of a letter of recommendation for the marble sculptor Pietro Morescalchi.

1831

Rembrandt Peale

Omnes

Peale describes his impression of Thorvaldsen, his works, and his studio practice. He is critical...

19.5.1831

Karl Viktor von Bonstetten

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonstetten recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 19.5. og antagelig før 3.7.1831

Karl Viktor von Bonstetten

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonstetten thanks Thorvaldsen for allowing Rahael Christen to work for him in Rome, and he asks w...

12.6.1831

Anastasie de Circourt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anastasie de Circourt recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

29.9.1831

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the Scottish sculpture student Patric Park.

1831-1834

NN

NN

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

Senest 4.1.1832

G. Christen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christen thanks Thorvaldsen for letting his brother, the sculptor Raphael Christen, work with him...

20.5.1832

Alexander Hamilton Douglas

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Duke of Hamilton recommends the young sculptor Patrick Park, who is going to study in Rome. H...

29.5.1832

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abraham-Louis-Théodore Lander

Thorvaldsen recommends Abraham-Louis-Théodore Lander.

24.10.1832

Luigi Bienaimé

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bienaimé har hørt fra billedhuggeren Emil Wolff, at Schönborn kunne tænke sig at lade Bienaimé ud...

27.4.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.7.1833

Pietro Antonio Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bienaimé is at Carrara, where the marble statue of Crist, cf. A82, has been ready for shipment to...

25.1.1834

Alessandro Antonelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the sculptor Antonio Bisetti.

8.3. - 26.7.1834

Ludwig von Hofer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hofer acknowledges receipt of payment for work on the marble versions of the reliefs Pan and a Sa...

14.3.1834

Vincenzo Camuccini, Bertel Thorvaldsen

Commissione della Basilica di S. Paolo

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

28.5.1835

Robert Schmidt von der Launitz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Recommendation of the American apprentice sculptor Thomas Crawford, who is coming to Rome. Launit...

1.10.1835

Madame Besson

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Madame Besson asks Thorvaldsen to send a couple of his men with a portrait of Napoleon, cf. A909,...

12.11.1835

Ranieri Bartolini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bartolini has recommended Thorvaldsen as honorary member of the Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Let...

30.11.1836

NN

Omnes

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

1837

Filippo Gerardi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

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...

2.5.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Angelo Bezzi

Thorvaldsen certifies that Bezzi continues to apply himself to the study of sculpture, and hopefu...

1839 [1837]

A.F. Elmquist

Omnes

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

21.3.1840

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Georg Andreas Steinhäuser

A statement that the sculptor Carl Steinhäuser has worked diligently and demonstrated unusual tal...

12.10.1841

Ludwig von Schwanthaler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schwanthaler anbefaler den unge billedhugger Friedrich Brugger til Thorvaldsen.

After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Sixth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft is considerably longer than the final letter.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 38th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 50th part of YY in all.The c...

4.3.1845

Johan Bravo

Just Mathias Thiele

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

11.1.1861

Johann Scholl

Kultusministeriet

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

1888

Jørgen Dalhoff

Omnes

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