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Thorvaldsen and Raphael

3.12.1799

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard reports that the works Thorvaldsen sent to Copenhagen have arrived safely. He complime...

4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen has received Abildgaard’s latest letter and thanks him for everything he does to prom...

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen reports that the transportation of two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danis...

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen regrets that his report to the Royal Academy has been delayed. He would have liked to...

17.1.1804

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard is happy about Thorvaldsen’s success in Rome. He has received the busts Thorvaldsen se...

25.2.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has left him incapable of wor...

31.1.1805

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard discusses the payment for the transportation of the crates Thorvaldsen has sent to Cop...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that the block of marble he has ordered will be sent in the autumn...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Draft: Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that the block of marble he has ordered will be sent in the...

19.10.1805

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard is sympathetic to the idea that Thorvaldsen should remain in Rome for the time being b...

Efter 14.6.1807

Carl Gotthard Grass

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Grass describes his arrival at the town of Treia and his negative impression of the local inhabit...

Probably 1811

Wilhelm Malte Putbus

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.1.1819

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

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.

5.10.1820

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

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

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.

18.10.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen attends the reburial of Raphael in the Pantheon, where he sees Thorvaldsen for the first...

19.10.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen visits Thorvaldsen for the first time in Rome. He seeks him in vain in his workshop but ...

14.10.1834

Commissione Generale Consultiva di Belle Arti, Luigi Grifi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.1.1835

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

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

13.3.1836

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard beskriver hendes egen og andres optræden til Thorvaldsens romerske fødselsdag 8.3....

Sandsynligvis 1837

Pietro Camporese

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

6.7.1841

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

April 1844

Frederik Hammerich

Omnes

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