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Thorvaldsen’s Jewish Friends and Acquaintances

Probably 18.11.1813

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Koreff teases Thorvaldsen for not having written or sent the drawings he had promised. He asks th...

6.7.1820

Joseph Hambro

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Hambro in Copenhagen issues a letter of credit for 2,500 ducats to Thorvaldsen on Torlonia in Rome.

Possibly 1821-22

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Koreff recommends a friend, probably Joseph Liboschitz (1783-1824), to Thorvaldsen.

20.6.1825

Moritz Oppenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen, Emil Wolff

Oppenheim has returned safely from a journey to Northern Italy and the southern part of Germany. ...

1826-1827 (1876)

N.C.L. Abrahams

Omnes

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

20.12.1830

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy

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

11.2.1835

Moritz Oppenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of Baroness von Rothschild, Oppenheim asks Thorvaldsen to make a sketch for her album w...

15.9.1836

David Ferdinand Koreff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Doctor Koreff recommends his colleague Allertz and asks for a drawing which Thorvaldsen once prom...

12.6.1840

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

November-december 1841

Ferdinand Hiller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hiller asks Thorvaldsen to receive Henri Lehmann.

23.12.1841

Antolka Hiller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hiller asks Thorvaldsen to postpone their appointment until the following day as Henri Lehmann ha...

20.4.1842

Ferdinand Hiller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hiller sends his album to Thorvaldsen and asks him to write in it at his convenience.

October 1842

Frederikke Wallick

Just Mathias Thiele

Frederikke Wallick’s report on her and Thorvaldsen’s journey through Europe in October 1842.

6.10.1842

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Bertel Thorvaldsen, Frederikke Wallick

Thorvaldsen’s and Frederikke Wallick’s ticket from Marseille to Lyon.

29.10.1842

Johanna Steinheim

Raphael Hanno

Johanna Steinheim writes enthusiastically about her meeting with Thorvaldsen.

Late October 1842

Salomon Ludwig Steinheim

Omnes

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

31.12.1842

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.12.1843

Falk Wilhelm Henriques

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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