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9.3.1796

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederike Dorothea Hammer, Peter Hanning Hammer

Song from Thorvaldsen to the newly-married couple Peter Hanning Hammer and Frederike Dorothea Ham...

8.5.1797

Margrethe Ackermann, Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is grateful for his son’s last letter and happy that he has arrived safely a...

14.8.1797

Jørgen West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

West is happy that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Rome. He relates news of family and friends ...

24.9.1804

Herman Schubart

C.F.F. Stanley

Thorvaldsen is at Montenero, and Schubart writes enthusiastically about The Dance of the Muses on...

30.8.1805

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.10.1805

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen takes leave of his son and apologizes for his last letter. He writes that he...

Antagelig ultimo 1808 - ultimo marts 1811

Wilhelm von Huth

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Huth asks Thorvaldsen to give the bearer of the letter 30 scudi for travelling clothes. He also i...

Januar 1815

Friederike Brun

Omnes

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

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie sends for a book and a shawl that she has forgotten at Thorvaldsen’s place. If the weat...

Kort efter 16.12.1820?

Elisabetta Catalani Marini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Marini would have liked to welcome Thorvaldsen personally but suspects that there are too many pe...

14.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

The newspaper Nyeste Skilderie reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Dresden.

14.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper Dagen reports on Thorvaldsen’s visit to Dresden.

24.12.1820

Elisabetta Catalani Marini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Through Thorvaldsen, Marini has received 4,30 gold sequins from her sister, the opera singer Ange...

Probably 1823

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation from Brøndsted to Thorvaldsen.

Muligvis 1823

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation from Brøndsted to Thorvaldsen.

2.2.1823

Zinaida Aleksandrovna Volkonskaia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Invitation to a soirée the following day at Zinaida Volkonskaia’s, where the heroic opera T...

1824

Friederike Brun

Omnes

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

21.12.1824

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Note from Szymanowska saying that she has a rehearsal at the Palazzo Ruspoli the same day. She en...

25.1.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska writes that her concert in the Teatro del Fondo the day before was a great success, a...

Efter 25.1.1825 og før 26.2.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In this note Szymanowska takes leave of Thorvaldsen and thanks him for immortalizing her. She wri...

26.2.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

At the Simplon pass, where they have broken their journey, Szymanowska sits up late while the oth...

17.3.1825

Carolina Lockhart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.4.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska writes three weeks after her arrival in London. She has written to Cornelia Rossi Mar...

24.5.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska sends this letter with her cousin, Mr. Wołowski, and his wife. They are going to visi...

14.10.1825

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska writes from Paris, where she is staying at the moment because her English audience ar...

August 1826 - Spring 1827

Carsten Hauch

Omnes

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

1826-1827 (1876)

N.C.L. Abrahams

Omnes

Abrahams’ recollections of his stay in Rome 1826-27.

9.7.1826

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited to Sigismund von Neukomm’s birthday party.

8.11.1826

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska has been reunited with her parents and her children in Warsaw, and they are all fine....

15.3.1827

Melchiorre Missirini

Omnes

Omtale af fejringen af Thorvaldsens romerske fødselsdag 8.3.1827.

1.5.1827

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska, who is now living in Saint Petersburg in order to be able to support her family, sen...

8.11.1828

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska sends the letter with one Grev de Ricci, who is going to Rom, and repeats how pleased...

29.12.1829

Carolina Manzini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited to a musical soiree.

25.8.1830

Maria Szymanowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Szymanowska sends the letter with Princess Sofia Volkonskaia. She tells Thorvaldsen that she is a...

20.12.1830

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy

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

8.1.1831

Società di Musica

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.12.1833

Christian Daniel Rauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.2.1836

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard describes the preparations and the costumes for the fancy-dress ball in connection...

8.3.1836

Scipione Barberi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commentary for this musical score is not available at the moment.

8.3.1839

H. Käcker

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill for the tuning of a piano for the Society of the Danish Romans.

12.3.1839

Johan Christian Fick

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill for the full costs of the party of the Danish Romans 8.3.1839.

June-July 1839

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 3rd part of 60 in all.

Winter 1839-40

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 60th part of 60 in all.

Presumably around 1840

NN

Omnes

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

5.9.1840

Chanteurs Montagnards

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

June 1841

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 23th part of 60 in all.

June 1841

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 24th part of 60 in all.

9.7.1841

Redaktørerne ved Bornholms Avertissements-Tidende

Omnes

Bornholms Avertissements-Tidende rapporterer om Thorvaldsens ophold i Leipzig.

C. March 1842

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 37th part of 60 in all.

23.7.1842

Chanteurs Montagnards

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.11.1842

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

The newspaper Dagen writes about the tribute Thorvaldsen has received in Altona.

March 1844

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 56th part of 60 in all.