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Thorvaldsen's Financial Circumstances

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Efter 1797

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 1797

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably not later than January 1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts or lists, possibly regarding Agrippa, cf. A759, and other works by Thorvaldsen.

4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

22.4.1801

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

20.3.1802

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports that he is still in Rome, but he plans to embark on his journey back to Denma...

20.3.1802

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen reports that Captain Berger has agreed to ship five crates with artworks, books etc. ...

14.11.1803

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley reports that Herman Schubart has arrived in Naples. Schubart has spoken highly of Thorval...

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

13.7.1804

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund sends greetings and requests from Anna Maria Uhden. He informs Thorvaldsen that he has given...

Efter 16.7. og senest 6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund

Thorvaldsen asks Lund to take care of his studio while he is gone. He thanks him for having assis...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen tells Abildgaard how devastated he was when he received the ...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks Abildgaard’s permission to...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

Efterår 1804

Jevdokija Ivanovna Golitsyna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Golitsyna explains that she has written to the banker Torlonia concerning the money she owes Thor...

7.12.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his late answer to Schubart’s letter. He thanks him for the comm...

18.6.1805

C.F. Stanley

C.F.F. Stanley

Stanley Senior writes that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor at the Academy of Fine Arts i...

1.7.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 1.9.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s account of debts and loans.

16.9.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart hopes that Thorvaldsen has arrived safely in Rome. He mentions the mortally ill Caspar B...

14.6.1806

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

Thorvaldsen competes with Antonio Canova for the commission for a colossal statue of Liberty to t...

18.6.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for helping Gotskalk Thorvaldsen. The war has given Thorvaldsen fin...

8.8.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for not having been in contact with regard to the commission for a monumen...

15.8.1806

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart urges Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero. He is pleased that the busts of Herman Schubart,...

24.8.1806

Baron Brown

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brown informs Thorvaldsen that he has received a letter from Wilhelm von Uhden renouncing the mon...

13.9.1806

Pietro Finelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt from Pietro Finelli confirming the payment of 25 paoli.

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the Museo Pio Clementino. He ...

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the ...

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the...

9.1.1807

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart summarizes to Thorvaldsen their mutual financial status and tells him to inform him if h...

17.7.1808

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lund’s receipt for a loan of 50 scudi from Thorvaldsen

7.2.1812

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye’s receipt for a loan of 50 scudi.

18.4.1812

Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye writes to Thorvaldsen from Leghorn. He brings news about Danish friends there and regrets...

17.12.1815- 12.2.1820

Vicenzo Ossani

NN

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

30.9.1815

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1. marts-december 1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.7.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.9.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.12.1817

Giuditta Nalli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nalli acknowledges receipt of 4 scudi from Thorvaldsen.

Antagelig kort efter 4.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts of various professional and private expenses.

7.4.1819

Sebastiano Nalli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Juli-oktober 1819

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commentary for this travel account is not available at the moment.

Juli-august 1819

J.L. Lund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.7.1819

Giuseppe Poscia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.12.1819

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the progress of work in the workshop in Rome. He mentions the work...

25.12.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted writes that he has been busy showing the newly arrived Royal Couple from Denmark around...

6.7.1820

Joseph Hambro

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Hambro i København udsteder kredit på 2.500 dukater for Thorvaldsen hos Torlonia i Rom.

8.8.1820

Brødrene Tutein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen modtager et kreditiv på 6.000 hamburger banco i forbindelse med sin afrejse fra Køben...

2.9.1820

Carl Schultzen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A receipt for changing Danish specier to ducats in Berlin.

From 21.10.1820 to 16.12.1820

Paweł Maliński

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commentary for this travel journal is not available at the moment.

9.2.1821

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Marts 1821

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.4.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Certificate of indebtedness. Christian (8.) Frederik borrows 9000 scudi at an annual interest of ...

1.4.1821

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fragment of a letter with a note on the back, probably concerning Christian (VIII) Frederik’...

8.9.1821

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

Efter 20.1.1821

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.3.1822

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

5.6.1822

Moritz Christian Fries, Fries & Co.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.9.1822

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

11.3.1823

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

6.9.1823

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

23.3.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

16.10.1824

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

26.2.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

24.9.1825

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Most of Thorvaldsen’s artworks have arrived safely in Copenhagen though some of the plaster...

1826-1827

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.4.1826

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

September 1826

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.10.1826

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Payment of the biannual interest of 225 scudi on the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Fre...

9.12.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Thorvaldsen calls in the loan of 9000 scudi which Christian (8.) Frederik took from him, cf. cert...

Senest 9.12.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Draft letter dated 9.12.1826.

16.1.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Request for deferred payment of the loan of 9000 scudi, which Christian (8.) Frederik took from T...

Antagelig 25.1.1827

Mariano Schultheiss

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schultheiss informs Thorvaldsen that the building that Thorvaldsen has shown an interest in has b...

4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen sends a list of the works that can be ready for transportation to Denmark in the spri...

Senest 4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Third draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

Senest 4.2.1827

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fifth draft letter dated 4.2.1827.

17.3.1827

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Concerning the way in which Thorvaldsen’s loan to Christian (8.) Frederik is to be paid bac...

17.3.1827

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The letter expresses dissatisfaction with the number of works for the Church of Our Lady and Chri...

Presumably August 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Thorvaldsen sends Hope the statue of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, 25 years after the contr...

Antagelig august 1828

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thomas Hope

Thorvaldsen sends Hope the statue of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, 25 years after the contr...

12.8.1828

Johan Gunder Adler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Adler is surprised that Thorvaldsen has not yet claimed the money which Christian (8.) Frederik h...

1829

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.3.1829

Francesco Accorimboni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.5.1829

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Thorvaldsen announces that he now needs some of the 9000 Roman scudi which Christian (8.) Frederi...

Senest 9.5.1829

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

Third and last draft of the letter dated 9.5.1829.

Senest 9.5.1829

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johan Gunder Adler

First and second draft of the letter dated 9.5.1829.

27.11.1829

Francesco Accorimboni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.12.1829

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.1.1830

Maria Rosa Coccia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.11.1830

Johannes Riepenhausen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

January 1832

Adolf Senff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Januar til december 1833

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.8.1833

Fortunato Magnani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Magnani acknowledges receipt of three scudi on behalf of his little sister Angela Magnani as an a...

24.8.1833

Luigi Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.11.1833

Jonas Collin

Frederik 6.

Thorvaldsen requests that some of the money that the Danish state owes him for works commissioned...

Januar til september 1834

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.5.1834

Jonas Collin

Københavns Universitet, Slotsbygningskommissionen

Draft of letters to Copenhagen University and to the Building Commission for Christiansborg Palac...

8.7.1834

Jonas Collin

Universitetsdirektionen

Draft letter in which Collin confirms that he will provide a formal bill for the works that Thorv...

28.11.1834

Conrad Hinrich Donner

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Januar til december 1835

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Januar til december 1836

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Januar til september 1837

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.10.1837

Marino Torlonia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Januar 1838 til 5.8.1838

Anna Maria Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.3.1838

Conrad Hinrich Donner

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.5.1838

Cesare Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 15.5.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A crossed-out memorandum.

30.6.1838

Ditlev Blunck

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Blunck låner og tilbagebetaler 100 romerske scudi af Thorvaldsen. 50 scudi lader til ikke at være...

16.7.1838

Catarina Benaglia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1839 [1837]

A.F. Elmquist

Omnes

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

27.5.1842

Karl von Kolb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill of exchange from Kolb to Thorvaldsen for the sum of five scudi assigned to Johan Bravo.

31.5.1842

Karl von Kolb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

List of payments from Kolb to Thorvaldsen.

23.8.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

24.5.1844

Johan Bravo

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

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

26.1.1856

Redaktørerne ved Flyve-Posten

Omnes

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