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Thorvaldsen's Humour

See also: Characterizations of Thorvaldsen

27.8.1796

H.A. Schmidt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

Presumably April 1802

Anna Maria Uhden

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Text fragments not meant for a letter or even a draft, but presumably to be regarded as an affect...

Antagelig 30.8.1810

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria Uhden

Thorvaldsen has arrived safely at Montenero, but the journey took a long time due to bad weather....

27.7.1813

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anna Maria Uhden

Thorvaldsen writes that he has arrived safely at Montenero. Since it is St. Anne’s Day, he though...

Presumably between October 1817 and September 1819

John Gibson

Omnes

Gibson retells an anecdote about Thorvaldsen, the painter Peter von Cornelius, and a number of sc...

14.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

Schubart assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Frederik 6.’s new...

1.4.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.6.1821

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

15.6.1822

P.O. Brøndsted

Jens Møller

Brøndsted describes a trip he has made in the company of Thorvaldsen and his assistant, Tenerani....

1824

Peder Horrebow Haste, J.C. Riise

Omnes

Haste sends additions and corrections to Nicolay Fürst’s biography of Thorvaldsen. Haste writes a...

Ca. 1.5.1825

Ludvig Bødtcher

Ludvig Bødtcher

Bødtcher describes the farewell party for J.M. Thiele and H.C. Holten, followed by a moonlight wa...

1826-1827 (1876)

N.C.L. Abrahams

Omnes

Abrahams’ recollections of his stay in Rome 1826-27.

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...

8.6.1830

Peder Horrebow Haste

Just Mathias Thiele

Haste replies to a letter from Thiele requesting information about Thorvaldsen. He states that hi...

14.11.1835

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard describes a merry pre-Christmas party for artists in Rome, where she tries to make...

26.3.1836

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard beskriver en udflugt til Roms omegn. Folke- og kunstnerlivet beskrives indgående. ...

7.4.1836

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

At an artists’ gathering in the evening, there was not room for Marie at the table, so she sat al...

24.1.1839

Redaktørerne ved Dannevirke

Omnes

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

21.6.1840

H.C. Andersen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Not earlier than July 1840

Johanne Luise Heiberg

Omnes

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

23.9.1841

Benjamin Gibson

Edwin Keet

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

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 5th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 32th part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 43th part of YY in all.