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Thorvaldsen's Book Collection

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6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks ...

2.5.1810

Hans West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

West contacts Thorvaldsen in Rome. He complains of loneliness and lack of knowledge about the cit...

Antagelig 1814

Giovanni degli Alessandri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Antagelig 1816

Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1818

August Wilhelm Kephalides

Omnes

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

24.12.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

Efter 3.10.1819

Johan Conrad Spengler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Antagelig 1819-20

Nicolai Peters

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Sandsynligvis 1819-20

Giuseppe Navarro

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Antagelig mellem 12.11.1819 og 11.8.1820

Andreas Bjørn Rothe

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

1.1.1820

A.F. Elmquist

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Printed dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 16.12.1820

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

Antagelig 1821

Samuel Rogers

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication in a book.

Efter 31.1.1821

Pietro Sangiorgi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

23.6.1821

C.F. Høyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Høyer sends Thorvaldsen a selection of his own writings related to the ongoing dispute about Nors...

Efter 8.8.1821

Ireneo Aleandri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

April 1823

Thomas James Mathias

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mathias sends his latest publication to Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig 26.11.1823

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Tidligst 16.12.1823

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 16.12.1823

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1824

A. Andersen Feldborg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Tidligst 13.1.1824

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig efter 22.9.1824

Raffaello Politi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Sandsynligvis 1824-25

George Rennie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

1825

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig 1825

Friedrich Leopold

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Sandsynligvis 1825

Luigi Cardinali

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 1825

Nils Gustav Palin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1825

Carlo Fea

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Primo 1825

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

9.8.1825

A. Andersen Feldborg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Andersen Feldborg gives Thorvaldsen his book Denmark Delineated, probably @M653.He writes that Ja...

August 1826 - Spring 1827

Carsten Hauch

Omnes

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

Sandsynligvis 1827

Angelo Maria Ricci

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1827

Pietro Ercole Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1827

Giacomo Velo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

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...

28.3.1827

Thomas James Mathias

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1820'erne

Emmanuele Paparo

Omnes

The commentary to these poems is not available at the moment.

1828

Angelo Maria Ricci

Omnes

The commentary to these sonets is not available at the moment.

Efter 1828

Wilhelm Christian Müller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

23.1.1828

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.5.1828

Wilhelm Dorow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book by Dorow.

24.8.1828

Michelangelo Barberi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

December 1828

Karl Morgenstern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

1829

Pietro Sterbini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1829

Wilhelm Dorow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Sandsynligvis 1829

Carsten Hauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1829

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

2.1.1829

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.2.1829

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.2.1829

James Millingen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.4.1829

Ditlev Martens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Account of a theft in Thorvaldsen’s home at the end of February 1829. Martens describes his own m...

1830

Angelo Maria Ricci

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

27.2.1830

Friedrich Thiersch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book by the author Friedrich Thiersch. The poem describes how Th...

Efter august 1830

Raoul-Rochette

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

8.8.1830

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Omnes

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

1831

Franz von Elsholtz

Omnes

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

1831

Gian Carlo Di Negro

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

3.5.1831

Luigi Raspi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig efter 1832

Georg Christian Braun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a leaflet.

1832

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1832

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna, Ignazio Sarti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1832

Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

12.4.1832

P.W. Forchhammer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

17.10.1832

Raffaele Gargiulo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gargiulo sends an article on antique vases to Thorvaldsen.

17.10.1832

Raffaele Gargiulo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1833

Accademia Tiberina

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1833

Theodor Panofka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1833

Salvatore Betti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

22.1.1833

Ferdinand Flor

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ferdinand Flor recommends the German architect Friedrich Stammann. He himself has been in London,...

Efter 12.4.1833

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

24.4.1833

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted recommends the German architect Friedrich Stammann. He asks Thorvaldsen to send some bo...

1834

Secondiano Campanari

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1834

Salvatore Betti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 17.4.1834

Clemente Folchi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 20.5.1834

Città di Torino

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

20.7.1834

Oreste Raggi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 18.12.1834

Luigi Vescovali

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1835

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

20.4.1835

Wilhelm Gerhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet .

Juli 1835

Maria Callcott

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig 1836

August Baggesen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Sandsynligvis 1836

Gaspare Servi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1836

Salvatore Betti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1836

Antonio Solà

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1836

Francesco Gasparoni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Sandsynligvis 1836

Johann August Gottlob Weigel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1836 eller senest 8.2.1837

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Sandsynligvis 1837

Pietro Camporese

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1837

Eduard Gerhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1837

Salvatore Betti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1837

Filippo Gerardi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

8.2.1837

Melchiorre Missirini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Missirini sender et eksemplar af sin publikation om Pietro Benvenutis nyudførte fresker i kuplen ...

22.5.1837

Peter Christian Wilhelm Beuth

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1838

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Januar-august 1838

Dimitrij Jegorowitsch Jefimoff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication on a book for Thorvaldsen.

Ca. 1.7.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

Thorvaldsen regrets that he cannot travel to Denmark after all. He has been robbed during the pac...

Antagelig efter 17.9.1838

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig efter 17.9.1838

F.C. Petersen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

19.11.1838

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1837 / 19.11.1838

Just Mathias Thiele, H.C. Ørsted

Omnes

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

Antagelig mellem 1839 og 1840

Luigi Canina

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1839

G.F. Hetsch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1.1.1839

Peder Hjort

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

11.1.1839

Peder Hjort

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a booklet.

Efter 1840

H.N. Clausen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

1840

G.F. Ursin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

1840

H.C. Andersen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication from H.C. Andersen to Thorvaldsen in Billedbog uden Billeder.

12.10.1840

August Gottlieb Eberhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.10.1840

August Gottlieb Eberhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

12.10.1840

August Gottlieb Eberhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1841

Adam Oehlenschläger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1841

Nikolaj Krossing

Omnes

Poem about the life and works of Thorvaldsen.

May 1841

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 20th part of 60 in all.

Sandsynligvis ca. 1.6.1841

Eduard Gerhard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

4.6.1841

Wilhelm Dorow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

14.6.1841

Ernst von Brunnow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

22.6.1841

Wilhelm Crusius

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

Omkring 1.7.1841

Wilhelm Schleussner

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

15.7.1841

Rudolph Marggraff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poem and dedication in a book to Thorvaldsen.

After 12.9.1841

Heinrich Wilhelm Schulz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Efter 12.9.1841

Cesare Masini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to 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.

March-April 1842

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 40th part of 60 in all.

Efter 25.5.1842

Alessandro Cappi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Before 1.10.1842

Antonio d’ Aquino

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1843

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

1843

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig 12.2.1843

Carsten Hauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.