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Thorvaldsen's Cooperation with Architects

See also: Commission for Christiansborg · Commission for the Copenhagen Town Hall and Courthouse · Commission for the Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen

18.6.1804

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is going to commission works for Christiansborg from Thorvaldsen, but as the rebuilding of...

24.4.1805

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley asks Thorvaldsen to help him with some sculptural decorations for some of his architectur...

31.12.1806

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen commissions works from Thorvaldsen. For the façade of Christiansborg Palace, he wants...

16.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen suggests subjects from Greek mythology for the reliefs for the Christiansborg Palace ...

9.3.1807

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen suggests that the statues of Solon and Lycurgus for the Copenhagen city hall and cour...

15.5.1807

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The building commission will forward an advance payment at 1000 scuid to Thorvaldsen. Hansen sugg...

Efter 15.6.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen has received his advance for the works for Christiansborg Palace and Copenhagen town ...

Efter 15.6.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft: Thorvaldsen refuses to execute the statues of Solon and Lycurgus for the town hall and cou...

6.8.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of the advance payment for the works for Christiansborg Palace a...

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6. commissions the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christiansborg Palace.

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Copy of the letter dated 20.6.1818.

9.1.1819

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen has postponed answering Mokronowski’s letter because he has been waiting to get vario...

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen firmly declines the proposal of the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace tha...

25.5.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen’s copy of the letter dated 25.5.1820, see the comments there.

2.3.1821

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen’s proposal for the assignments that Hermann Ernst Freund may be given by the Building...

24.11.1826

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An inquiry about Thorvaldsen’s sculptural decorations for the Church of Our Lady and Christ...

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...

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Clarification of circumstances relating to the commissions for Christiansborg Palace and the Chur...