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Thorvaldsen's Dilligence

See also: Characterizations of Thorvaldsen · Thorvaldsen's Workshop Practice

2.12.1793

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen applies for a grant from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

5.1.1795

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen presents the relief Numa Pompilius and Egeria, A748, to the Royal Academy. He also ap...

13.2.1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen’s first report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts since his departure from Cope...

Antagelig marts 1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen West

A sheet with several fragments in Danish, German and Italian. First two drafts of a letter in Ita...

Ultimo 1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen’s draft of his first report to Abildgaard on his activities in Rome. He has visited t...

5.1.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...

30.6.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen informs the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has sent two samples of his wor...

3.1.1799

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he is still in Rome, and that h...

21.7.1800

Nicolai Abildgaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Abildgaard relates that some people in Copenhagen have accused Thorvaldsen of being lazy in Rome,...

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

22.4.1801

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports that the two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ...

6.3.1804

Fonden ad usus publicos

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The foundation ad usus publicos grants Thorvaldsen 300 Danish rix-dollars due to his progress in ...

Medio april 1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fonden ad usus publicos

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the grant which has encouraged him while he was suffering from low sp...

24.4.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fonden ad usus publicos

Thorvaldsen is very grateful for the grant and asks that his deepest gratitude may be conveyed to...

24.4.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fonden ad usus publicos

Thorvaldsen is very grateful for the grant and asks that his deepest gratitude may be conveyed to...

12.4.1806

Arnold Wallick

Christian 8.

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

22.10.1808

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Thorvaldsen informs Schimmelmann that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4, whi...

7.7.1810

Hans West

Christian 8.

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

3.6.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt calls Thorvaldsen’s frieze Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon “the most perf...

1.8.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt praises Thorvaldsen for his hard work and creativity in the execution of Alexander the G...

24.4.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen is very busy and is about to leave for Denmark.

15.3.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

1821

Sydney Morgan

Omnes

Uddrag af Lady Morgans bog Italy med omtale af Thorvaldsens værksteder.

13.9.1823

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner beretter, at arbejdet skrider fremad på de værker, Schönborn har bestilt hos Thorvaldsen.

11.3.1826

H.F.J. Estrup

Ordenskapitlet

The historian Estrup’s biography of Thorvaldsen for the Chapter of the Royal Orders of Chiv...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 2nd part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 41th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 45th part of YY in all.The c...

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 48th part of YY in all.The c...

22.11.1850

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet, August Kestner

Omnes

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