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Thorvaldsen's Letter Writing Process

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Primo august 1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen thanks Hansen for his invitation to contribute to the decoration of Christiansborg. H...

27.10.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen worries that the yellow fever in the area of Leghorn will affect the Schubarts.

27.10.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Fragment of a draft letter. Thorvaldsen thanks the Schubarts.

8.8.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

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

23.9.1806

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolai Abildgaard

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

Primo 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolaus Esterházy

Thorvaldsen sends five sketches of bacchantes so that Esterházy can decide which one he prefers. ...

May 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen Knudtzon

Thorvaldsen writes that he has been very busy working and showing his workshop to English visitor...

15.9.1824

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1830

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jonas Collin

Thorvaldsen asks Jonas Collin to help the history painter Andreas Ludvig Koop financially.

Ca. 1.7.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

Thorvaldsen regrets that he cannot travel to Denmark after all. He has been robbed during the pac...

Tidligst 13.1.1842, før 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fourth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

Between 13.1.1842 and 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Third draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

Tidligst 13.1.1842, før 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

First draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

Between 13.1.1842 and 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Second draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fifth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft later became the object of an exchange betwe...

After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Sixth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft is considerably longer than the final letter.

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...