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Thorvaldsen's Patriotism

See Related Article on this subject: Thorvaldsen's Continuance in Rome 1803-04

See also: Thorvaldsen as a Danish National Symbol · Thorvaldsen as an Italian · Thorvaldsen as a German · Thorvaldsen's Wills

21.1.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Februar-marts 1804

Herman Schubart

C.F. Hansen

Schubart proposes that C.F. Hansen should commission works by Thorvaldsen for the rebuilding of C...

Medio april 1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen writes that he has received a grant of 300 rix-dollars from the Danish King. He thank...

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...

28.12.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart and his wife have moved from Montenero to Pisa, where they have to spend the winter beca...

16.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen suggests subjects from Greek mythology for the reliefs for the Christiansborg Palace ...

16.2.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft for letter: Thorvaldsen suggests motifs from Greek mythology for the reliefs for the Christ...

6.8.1807

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of the advance payment for the works for Christiansborg Palace a...

23.9.1807

Georg Zoëga

Herman Schubart

Zoëga writes that Thorvaldsen has returned to Rome and is very depressed about the bombardment of...

18.1.1808

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart thanks Thorvaldsen for his birthday present, the drawing Mary with Jesus and John. He h...

22.10.1808

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Thorvaldsen informs Schimmelmann that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4, whi...

7.7.1810

Hans West

Christian 8.

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

8.12.1810

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hans West

Thorvaldsen asks West to help Høyer in a matter concerning the Academy of Fine Arts. He also writ...

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen has to postpone his trip to Denmark because he has to finish John Russell’s com...

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

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

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is pleased that his native country now acknowledges his achievements with a large com...

13.10.1819

M.F. Liebenberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Song for Thorvaldsen in Borup’s Society, Copenhagen.

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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4.4.1820

Nicolai Holten, Adam Wilhelm Moltke

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moltke writes that 4000 species have been collected for carving marble versions of the two bas-re...

1822-1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

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20.4.1829

Conrad Rantzau

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rantzau thanks Thorvaldsen for his help during his and Prince Frederik’s (7.) visit to Rome in 18...

6.11.1835

Marie Lehmann

Marie Lehmann

Marie Puggaard writes about an excursion in the company of Danish artists to Tivoli east of Rome....

1839 [1837]

A.F. Elmquist

Omnes

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

20.11.1843

W.C. Hedemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hedemann sender et digt, der skal erindre Thorvaldsen om Kronborg.

1849

Just Mathias Thiele

Omnes

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1850

J.C. Riise

Omnes

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