The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Thorvaldsen and Christianity

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16.4.1787

Christian Frederik Høyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s certificate of confirmation.

2.11.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports that Thorvaldsen’s portrait busts of himself and Jacqueline Schubart, A718...

22.5.1811

C.R.W. Wiedemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.R.W. Wiedemann asks Thorvaldsen to execute a monument to his niece Auguste Böhmer, A700-A703. T...

13.4.1814

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

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

2.11.1817

B.S. Ingemann, Børge Henrik Knap

Omnes

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

13.12.1817

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

In Humboldt’s opinion, the history of Christianity is not an appropriate topic for sculpture; he ...

14.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

25.5.1818

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

After 11.10.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Excerpt of Ingemann’s Reiselyren, which describes some of Thorvaldsen’s works.

24.12.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

24.12.1818 (1894)

Peder Hjort

Olivia Catharine Rasbech

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

24.10.1819

Christian Ditlev Reventlow

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...

16.6.1821

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

20.8.1825

NN, Redaktørerne ved Nyt Aftenblad

Omnes

The commentary for 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...

11.7.1828

Friedrich von Raumer

Omnes

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

13.2.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

27.5.1830

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

28.6.1830

NN

Omnes

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

29.6.1830

NN

Omnes

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

30.6.1830

NN

Omnes

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

2.7.1830

NN

Omnes

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

30.10.1833

Friedrich Tippelskirch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.10.1833

Friedrich Tippelskirch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.1.1839

Peder Hjort

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

8.10.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

1841

Chr. K.F. Molbech

Omnes

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

26.9.1842

C.F. Holbech

Christine Stampe

Holbech’s report on Thorvaldsen’s life July and August 1842.

13.12.1842

Anna Helene Hall

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anne Helene Hall, who knows Thorvaldsen from her youth, asks the sculptor to donate a baptismal f...

17.4.1843

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

25.3.1844

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet

Omnes

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

30.3.1844

Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

April 1844

Frederik Hammerich

Omnes

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

6.4.1844

Heinrich Steffens

Christine Stampe

Steffens posthumously praises Thorvaldsen and acknowledges the effort Christine Stampe made to ea...

11.4.1844

E.A. Hagen

Omnes

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 32th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 44th 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 56th part of YY in all.The c...

1846

J.P.L. Dorscheus

Omnes

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

1851

Meïr Aron Goldschmidt

Omnes

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

22.9.1851

B.S. Ingemann

Just Mathias Thiele

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

21.4.1855

Redaktørerne ved For tre Skilling

Omnes

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

1888

Jørgen Dalhoff

Omnes

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