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Thorvaldsen's Honorary Titles

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23.9.1804

Accademia Fiorentina, Giovanni degli Alessandri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.10.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley congratulates Thorvaldsen on his appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in ...

Sandsynligvis før 27.10.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F.F. Stanley

In two draft letters Stanley is thanked for his congratulations on Thorvaldsen’s appointmen...

13.11.1804

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley is ready to go to Rome but is stopped by the news of an epidmic in the area around Leghor...

7.6.1805

Christian 7.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 7. appoints Thorvaldsen professor of sculpture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts...

15.6.1805

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Academy of Fine Arts announces that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor of sculpture.

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 ...

26.7.1805

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart is pleased with Thorvaldsen’s appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen expresses his gratitude for his appointment as professor of sculpture at the Academy ...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Draft letter dated 28.7.1805.

16.8.1805

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley teases Thorvaldsen because he has not heard from him for a long time, but suddenly a lett...

16.8.1805

Accademia Nazionale di Belle Arti di Bologna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.5.1807

Accademia Italiana, Johann Paul Schulthesius

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is nominated honorary member of the Accademia Italiana. He is asked to forward his bi...

6.3.1808

Accademia di S. Luca, Virginio Bracci

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is elected member of Accademia di S. Luca.

16.9.1809

Joseph-Marie de Gérando

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.1.1810

J.D.T. Manthey, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is awarded the Danish Order of Dannebrog. He is requested to return a signed oath and...

29.3.1810

NN

Omnes

Journal de l’Empire reports that Thorvaldsen has been made knight of the order of Dannebrog.

12.3.1811

Königliche Preussische Academie der Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.3.1811

Königliche Preussische Academie der Künste

Königliche Preussische Academie der Künste

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

18.3.1811

Königliche Preussische Academie der Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.8.1811

Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.2.1812

Academie der vereignigten bildenden Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.3.1812

Carlo d’ Andreoli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.3.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen ser godt ud trods sine svære lidelser; han er i gang med at udføre frisen Alexander d...

11.5.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen er blevet udnævnt til professor med en månedlig gage på 25 romerske piastre.

6.11.1812

Academie der vereignigten bildenden Künste, Josef Ellmaurer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.1.1814

Begge Siciliers indenrigsministerium

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.2.1814

Ordenskapitlet, Napoli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.2.1814

Begge Siciliers indenrigsministerium

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.2.1814

Begge Siciliers indenrigsministerium

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.4.1814

Roms præfekt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.10.1814

Königliche Akademie der bildenden Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.10.1814

Königliche Akademie der bildenden Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.4.1816

Roms præfekt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.7.1816

Bartolommeo Pacca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.9.1816

Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.9.1816

Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.3.1817

Accademia Romana di Archeologia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is elected member of the Accademia di Carrara.

13.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Landini, secretary of the Accademia di Carrara, informs Thorvaldsen that G.B. Raggiwill ...

28.10.1818

Frederik Julius Kaas, J.D.T. Manthey, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms reminds Thorvaldsen that he has to send them his biography.

28.1.1819

Skydeselskabet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller expresses a hope that, in spite of the price, an accomplished Italian sculptor will be cho...

16.6.1819

Redaktørerne ved Wiener Zeitung

Omnes

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

19.6.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted writes about his Roman friends and about Thorvaldsen in particular. He is happy that Th...

6.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s passport for the journey from Rome to Copenhagen July-October 1819 with stamps from...

30.9.1819

Frans 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

12.11.1819

Frederik 6.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.11.1819

Danske Kancelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Cover letter accompanying Thorvaldsen’s appointment as acting councillor of state dated 12.11.1819.

9.12.1819

Frederik Julius Kaas, J.D.T. Manthey, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms grants Thorvaldsen permission to wear the Austrian Order of the Iron Crown.

25.12.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.5.1820

Frankfurtischer Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der nützlichen Künste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.9.1822

Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

December 1823

Nicolay Fürst

Omnes

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

10.1.1823

Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia, Cesare Massari

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.5.1823

Accademia Tiberina

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.11.1823

Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia, Cesare Massari

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Massari acknowledges the receipt of a plaster cast of Shepherd Boy by Thorvaldsen.

22.1.1824

Institut de France, Quatremère de Quincy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.8.1824

American Academy of the Fine Arts

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.8.1824

American Academy of the Fine Arts

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commentary for this letter is not yet available.

13.12.1824

Accademia Labronica

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.4.1825

Accademia degli Arcadi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.4.1825

Accademia degli Arcadi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.10.1825

Koninklijke Academie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.12.1825

Accademia di S. Luca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Marts 1826

Reale Accademia delle Belle Arti di Torino

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.3.1826

H.F.J. Estrup

Ordenskapitlet

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

2.2.1827

Wilhelm 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thanking Thorvaldsen for his guidance of a group of Württembergian sculptors in Rome, Wilhelm I a...

26.3.1828

Anton 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.6.1828

Heinrich Keller

Friederike Brun

Kommentarerne til dette dokument er under udarbejdelse.

18.2.1829

Karl August Nicander

Omnes

Nicander writes that Thorvaldsen has been awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Ba...

1.6.1829

National Academy of Design

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is notified, that he has been elected as a honorary member of the National Academy of...

1.8.1829

J.D.T. Manthey, J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is named Commander of the Order of the Dannebrog.

1.8.1829

J.D.T. Manthey, J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ordenskapitlet sender kommandørkorset af Dannebrogordenen til Thorvaldsen.

11.8.1829

Ernst Schimmelmann, Udenrigsdepartementet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs forwards a Commander’s cross of the Order of t...

22.12.1829

Accademia dei Filergiti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.1.1830

Academia et Universitas Vilnensis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.3.1830

Kunstverein München

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.3.1830

Kunstverein München

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.9.1830

? Fuhrmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.12.1830

Accademia della Valle Tiberina Toscana

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.12.1830

Accademia Tiberina

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.6.1831

Louis-Clair de Sainte-Aulaire

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.3.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has been unanimously elected director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and ...

12.4.1833

Accademia di Belle Arti di Ravenna, Alessandro Cappi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.5.1833

Patrio Museo Bresciano

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.7.1833

Det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.10.1833

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is awarded the Silver Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog.

25.10.1833

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms informs Thorvaldsen that he has been awarded the Silver Cross of the Order of...

4.11.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen informs Thorvaldsen that he has been awarded the Silver Cr...

15.11.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has been awarded the Silver Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog, and Christian Freder...

26.11.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen describes Pope Leo XII’s visit to Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Piazza Barberini on St. Luk...

6.4.1834

Ateneo di Brescia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.4.1834

Ateneo di Brescia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.5.1834

Accademia dei Filomati, Lucca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 21.6.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

By mistake, the Roman postal services have delayed delivery of some of Thorvaldsen’s letters. The...

21.6.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen thanks the Academy of Fine Arts for the information that he has been awarded the Silv...

25.10.1834

Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.4.1835

Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Lettere ed Belle Arti , Antonio Fabroni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s diploma as honorary member of the Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Lettere, e Belle-Ar...

2.7.1835

Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Lettere ed Belle Arti , Antonio Fabroni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Lettere, e Belle Arti, Fabroni informs Thorvaldsen tha...

12.11.1835

Ranieri Bartolini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bartolini has recommended Thorvaldsen as honorary member of the Accademia Aretina di Scienze, Let...

20.6.1836

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt, Ludwig Schorn

Omnes

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

11.7.1836

Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti, Genova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.9.1836

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

16.2.1837

Ludwig 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.3.1837

Redaktørerne ved Fyens Stiftstidende

Omnes

Fyens Stifts Avis reports – incorrectly – that Thorvaldsen has given all his plaster ...

18.4.1837

Johann Baptist Heinrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.5.1837

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

6.5.1837

John Gibson

John Crouchley

The commentary for this letter 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.

9.11.1837

Société archéologique d'Athènes

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

(1909) 1838

Hans Birch Dahlerup, Redaktørerne ved Tilskueren

Omnes

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

24.1.1838

Rhode Island Historical Society

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.2.1838

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

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

7.2.1838

NN

Omnes

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

19.2.1838

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

17.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

21.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

7.10.1838

Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms grants Thorvaldsen permission to wear his foreign medals.

20.11.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

21.11.1838

Københavns Magistrat

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.11.1838

J.L. Heiberg

Omnes, Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.11.1838

Redaktørerne ved Dannevirke

Omnes

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

22.11.1838

Redaktørerne ved Berlingske Tidende

Omnes

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

25.11.1838

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

4.5.1839

De Massmanske Søndagsskoler

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.7.1839

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

After 18.11.1839

Peter Christian Damborg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fragment of a bill from a frame-maker to Thorvaldsen on the backside of one of the sculptor’...

19.11.1839

Frantz Bülow, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.11.1839

J.S. Møsting

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1840

G.F. Ursin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen in a book.

Ca. 1840 (1874)

C.F. Wilckens

Omnes

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

28.1.1840

Ole Bang

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A dedication to Thorvaldsen.

21.3.1840

Kungliga Akademien för de fria konsterna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.6.1840

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Falk Henriques’ bill for goldsmith’s work for Thorvaldsen.

14.1.1841

Rentekammeret

Christian 8.

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

17.6.1841

Kunstverein München

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.7.1841

Stadtrat Stuttgart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.7.1841

Stadtrat Stuttgart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.7.1841

Ludwig 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1841

Arti et Amicitiae

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.8.1841

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt, Ludwig Schorn

Omnes

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

18.3.1842

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms requests the return of Thorvaldsen’s Order of the Dannebrog.

28.4.1842

Ferdinand Flor

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is awarded the order of merit by the Ponte Molle Society, N92.

31.5.1842

Friedrich Wilhelm 4.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.6.1842

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

7.9.1842

Det islandske litterære selskab

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.9.1842

C.F. Holbech

Christine Stampe

Holbech’s report on Thorvaldsen’s life July and August 1842.

Late October 1842

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim

Omnes

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim describes a chance meeting with Thorvaldsen and praises him in grandiloq...

12.12.1842

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms grants Thorvaldsen permission to wear the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit o...

31.12.1842

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Falk Henriques’ bill for goldsmith’s work for Thorvaldsen.

16.3.1843

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms urges Thorvaldsen to send his device and a drawing of his coat of arms.

3.7.1843

Kurfürstlichen Akademie der bildenden Künste, Kassel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.12.1843

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Falk Henriques’ bill for goldsmith’s work for Thorvaldsen.

April/May 1844

H.P. Holst

Frederik Barfod

Holst writes about the party celebrating Thorvaldsen’s return to Rome, given on 19.9.1841, and he...

26.5.1844

Redaktørerne ved Ny Portefeuille, J.C. Schythe

Omnes

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

26.5.1844

Redaktørerne ved Ny Portefeuille, J.C. Schythe

Omnes

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 9th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 25th 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 26th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 27th 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 42th part of YY in all.The c...

8.3.1872

C.F. Wilckens

NN

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