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Thorvaldsen as Phidias or Praxiteles

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10.1.1804

Jacqueline Schubart

NN

A fragment of a letter presumably from Jacqueline Schubart, suggesting support for Thorvaldsen. T...

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports on his efforts to obtain commissions for Thorvaldsen from Denmark. Through her h...

2.7.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart asks Thorvaldsen to let him know when he is coming to Montenero, where he can stay and w...

9.10.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Herman Schubart

Stanley thanks Schubart for recommending him to people in Denmark. He feels almost cured after tw...

20.11.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley thanks Thorvaldsen for his letter and asks him to thank Christian Hornbech for the letter...

26.11.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart wants to know if Thorvaldsen will accept the commission of Baptismal Font, cf. A555,1. B...

28.12.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...

6.1.1805

Andreas Christian Gierlew

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

1.7.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart has read in a newspaper that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor at the Academy of ...

30.9.1805

Herman Schubart

C.F.F. Stanley

Schubart apologizes for not having written for a long time. Stanley is welcome to send him his le...

11.11.1805

Herman Schubart

C.F.F. Stanley

Schubart writes that he has forwarded Stanley’s letter to the Academy of Fine Arts in Copen...

18.1.1808

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart thanks Thorvaldsen for his birthday present, the drawing Mary with Jesus and John. He h...

Efteråret 1809

Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

16.11.1810

Jacqueline Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.4.1811

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.9.1812

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Sandsynligvis 1814

G.L. Lahde, Adam Oehlenschläger

Omnes

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

Januar 1815

Friederike Brun

Omnes

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

8.9.1817

Theodor von der Ropp

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ropp thanks Thorvaldsen after having received Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Venus with the Appl...

5.10.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

18.3.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Luigi Sommariva

Sommariva wants to tell his son in person about his commission for a marble version of Thorvaldse...

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

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

27.4.1819

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

2.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

9.10.1819

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem for Thorvaldsen celebrating his stay in Denmark 1819-1820.

12.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

15.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg, Adam Oehlenschläger, Knud Lyne Rahbek

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commentary to 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.

1.1.1820

A.F. Elmquist

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Printed dedication to Thorvaldsen.

28.2.1820

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

9.5.1820

Jens Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem in Thorvaldsen’s album. In the first two stanzas, the art of poetry is compared with the art...

1821

NN

Omnes

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

5.5.1821

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

8.5.1821

NN

Omnes

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

16.6.1821

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

6.2.1822

Stanisław Grabowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.11.1822

Peter Norden Sølling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sølling expresses his gratitude for Thorvaldsen’s company during his stay in Denmark and recounts...

1823

Josef von Hormayr

Omnes

A description of the sculpture gallery in Prince Nicolaus Esterházy’s art collection in Vie...

6.5.1823

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

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

24.7.1823

Scipione Barberi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Sandsynligvis 1827

Angelo Maria Ricci

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.6.1827

NN

Omnes

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

12.1.1830

Niccola Severi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.1.1830

Verein für Schiller's Denkmal

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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.

Antagelig efter 1832

Georg Christian Braun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a leaflet.

1832

Thomas Overskou

Omnes

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

30.6.1836

N.C. Lunzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.9.1836

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Doctor Koreff recommends his colleague Allertz and asks for a drawing which Thorvaldsen once prom...

6.4.1837

Finnur Magnússon

Omnes

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

26.7.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dagen, NN

Omnes

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

27.7.1837

Redaktørerne ved Dagen, NN

Omnes

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

30.7.1838

A. Martini, NN

Omnes

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

8.8.1842

Christine Stampe

C.C. Zahrtmann

Stampoe puts pressure on Zahrtmann in order to make sure that Thorvaldsen will return to Denmark ...

24.1.1843

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

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.

26.3.1844

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

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...

19.4.1844

Pierre-Jean David d'Angers

Omnes

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

3.11.1844

Redaktørerne ved Ny Portefeuille, J.C. Schythe

Omnes

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

1850

August Kestner

Omnes

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

1851

Meïr Aron Goldschmidt

Omnes

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

1874 (1818-23)

Louise Seidler

Omnes

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