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Thorvaldsen's Residences

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23.2.1795

Hans Hansen

Omnes

Hansen visits Thorvaldsen in his home at 13 Åbenrå, Copenhagen.

5.1.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...

22.4.1802

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen begs his father to send him a letter as he is longing for news from Copenhagen. He ex...

27.9.1803

C.F.F. Stanley

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanley is sorry that Thorvaldsen has been ill, but he is happy that the sculptor has found lodgi...

Antagelig februar 1804

Camillo Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill from Camillo Buti to Thorvaldsen.

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...

22.11.1804

Camillo Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill for lodgings for seven months in Casa Buti.

13.5.1805

Antonio Capri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent for Casa Buti June-November 1805.

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...

Antagelig medio september 1805

Camillo Buti

C.F.F. Stanley, Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bill from Camillo Buti to Thorvaldsen and C.F.F. Stanley.

8.2.1806-17.12.1809

Antonio Capri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipts for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent in Casa Buti from December 1805 until and includ...

28.2.1806

C.F. Høyer

Nicolai Abildgaard

Høyer reports on his activities in Rome. He is happy to stay with Thorvaldsen.

15.6.1810

Antonio Capri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent June-November 1810.

30.11.1810

Antonio Capri, Pietro Tomati

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipts for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1810 to November 1811.

8.12.1811-24.11.1813

Antonio Capri, Vincenzo Ottaviani, Pietro Tomati

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipts for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1811 to May 1814.

4.9.1812

Antonio Capri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent of a storeroom at Casa Buti August-September 1812.

3.12.1812

Antonio Capri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent of a storeroom at Casa Buti for three months, pro...

6.2.1813

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.2.1813

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.12.1813

Antonio Capri, Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent of a storeroom at Casa Buti for six months, proba...

30.3.1814

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of rent of a storeroom at Casa Buti December 1813 to May 1814.

Sandsynligvis maj 1814

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from June to November 1814.

8.6.1814

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent of a storeroom at Casa Buti June-November 1814.

December 1814

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent at Casa Buti and his rent of a storeroom from Dec...

7.6.1815

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from June to November 1815.

20.11.1815

Peder Malling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.12.1815

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted advises Thorvaldsen to return to Denmark, at least for a year. He encloses letters for ...

20.12.1815

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1815 to May 1816.

4.2.1816

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.2.1816

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.6.1816

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ottaviani asks Thorvaldsen to pay his rent, presumably for June-December 1816.

25.11.1816

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1816 to May 1817.

23.1.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

26.2.1817

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.3.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

5.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Koch informs his sister of his future address at Thorvaldsen’s place in Rome.

23.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

G.F. Hetsch

Koch will soon move into Casa Buti. Thorvaldsen is modelling Mercury about to Kill Argus, cf. A5....

10.6.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ottaviani asks Thorvaldsen to pay his rent for the coming 6 months. He encloses a receipt.

10.6.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from June to November 1818.

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

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

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Koch has moved into Casa Buti after having spent two weeks in the Alban Hills.

24.8.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

28.8.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

9.12.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

12.12.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1818 to May 1819.

7.1.1819

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller gives instructions concerning measurements and special circumstances in connection with th...

8.11.1819

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

Christian Frederik has considered to interrupt his grand tour of Europe temporarily in order to g...

14.11.1819

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian Frederik complains that Thorvaldsen is in Copenhagen now that he himself will soon be i...

Før 15.2.1820

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.7.1820

Peder Horrebow Haste

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Haste regrets that he is unable to write a poem to express his love for Thorvaldsen, the man. He ...

1822-1826

F.C. Hillerup

Omnes

Hillerup describes Thorvaldsen’s residence and workshops in Rome.

6.7.1826

Giovanni Battista Marelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.3.1832

Christian 8.

Just Mathias Thiele

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

29.12.1832

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian (8.) Frederik Is pleased that Thorvaldsen intends to come to Copenhagen in the spring o...

12.1.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen hopes to see Thorvaldsen and his works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lad...

4.4.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.4.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

An accident with the marble for the portrait statue of Caroline Amalie makes it impossible for Th...

16.5.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen thanks Hansen for his letters in which he mentions the pleasure, expressed by many pe...

9.6.1833

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen should only send plaster casts to the Academy of Fine Arts and not works in marble un...

14.6.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen is grateful for his appointment as director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen...

15.6.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is pleased the Thorvaldsen is satisfied with his appointment as director of the Academy of...

8.10.1833

C.W. Eckersberg, Kunstakademiet, København, Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea arrived in Copenhagen 20.9.1833. The crates with Thorvaldsen’s works have b...

29.11.1833

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.1.1834

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The three works that had been delivered to the Church of Our Lady even though they belonged to Th...

15.2.1834

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.11.1834

Christian 8.

Just Mathias Thiele

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

14.12.1834

Josias Feddersen

Jonas Collin

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

13.8.1835

Jonas Collin

Frederik 6.

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

26.8.1835

Jonas Collin

Admiralitets- og Commissariats Collegiet

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

26.8.1835

Jonas Collin

Admiralitets- og Commissariats Collegiet

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

28.8.1835

Admiralitets- og Commissariats Collegiet

Frederik 6.

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

29.8.1835

Jonas Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.12.1835

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably after 1836, before 1841

F. Alleyne McGeachy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Alleyne McGeachy recommends his wife’s younger brother to Thorvaldsen, hoping that the sculptor w...

1837

Comitteen for Oprettelsen af Thorvaldsens Museum

Omnes

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

14.3.1837

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.2.1838

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.6.1838

Christian 8.

Just Mathias Thiele

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

1.9.1838

J. P. Sivertsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

25.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Aftonbladet

Omnes

The commentary to this newspaper article is not available at the moment.

29.9.1838

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.10.1838

Christian 8.

Just Mathias Thiele

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

2.2.1839

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.3.1839

Kunstakademiet, København, Bertel Thorvaldsen

F.C. Krohn

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

2.4.1839

Redaktørerne ved Ribe Stifts Adresse-Avis

Omnes

Avisrapport om De danske Romeres fest 8.3.1839.

29.5.1839

Redaktørerne ved Lunds Weckoblad

Omnes

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

31.5.1839

Redaktørerne ved Lolland-Falsters Stifts-Tidende

Omnes

Nyhed om svenske universitetsstuderendes besøg i København hos Thorvaldsen.

June 1839

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 2nd part of 60 in all.

After february 1840

Pauline Horneman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pauline expresses her vexation that she did not manage to see Thorvaldsen before she left for Eng...

March 1840 & 1820

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 58th part of 60 in all.

30.10.1842

Hans Harder

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The landscape painter Harder is pleased that Thorvaldsen has returned to Denmark and asks him to ...

19.12.1842

Elena Buti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.12.1843

Redaktørerne ved Aftonbladet, Carl Anton Wetterbergh

Omnes

The commentary to this newspaper article is not available at the moment.

2.4.1844

Louise Malling

Just Mathias Thiele

Before his death, Thorvaldsen has apparently selected a relief for Malling, Actaeon Torn by his D...

11.4.1844

H.C. Andersen

Henriette Wulff

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

3.6.1844

J.F. Schouw

Jonas Collin

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

1.8.1844

Jonas Collin

Christian 8.

Collin has learned that his first letter has not arrived, so he repeats the essence of its conten...

11.9.1844

Elena Buti

Johan Bravo

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

30.12.1844 - 3.1.1845

H.C. Andersen

Omnes

The commentary for this Thorvaldsen biography is not available at the moment.

19.6.1845

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Plays host to Friedrich Wilhelm IV, who, among other things, is shown several of Thorvaldsen’s wo...

14.7.1845

Hans Puggaard

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

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

14.2.1846

Kunstakademiet, København

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

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

22.11.1850

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet, August Kestner

Omnes

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