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Thorvaldsen's Works, Conceptualization

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...

4.9.1813

Elisa Baciocchi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elisa Baciocchi ønsker en ændring af motivet på et af de relieffer, hun vil bestille hos Thorvald...

6.4.1816

Anna Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Anna Potocka describes the excellent qualities of the late Count Włodzimierz Potocki, bo...

Efter 1817

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Latin version of George Byron’s name, followed by two literary quotations by Virgil and Ja...

7.3.1817

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In his capacity as member of a committee, Mokronowski writes to Thorvaldsen to ask him if he is w...

15.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen accepts the commission for an equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A123, and a...

1.7.1817

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski thanks Thorvaldsen for accepting the commission for the equestrian statue of Józef Po...

10.9.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen notes that his conditions for executing the equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski ha...

7.4.1818

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

At Thorvaldsen’s request, Bulzo explains the meaning of the subject for the relief which is...

27.4.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi has forwarded Thorvaldsen’s questions about the monument to Thomas Maitland, cf. t...

29.4.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski answers two letters from Thorvaldsen of March 1818. He also sends a specification of ...

10.7.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s last letter has been received with pleasure. The committee is now convinced of his ...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

22.12.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski stresses that the committee has complete confidence in Thorvaldsen’s execution ...

26.12.1818

Franciszek Skibicki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Skibicki tells Thorvaldsen the Countess Felix Potocka, who is on the point of leaving for Italy, ...

10.8.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sulpiz Boisserée

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

19.10.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

A supplementary contract which elaborates the conditions of the original contract of 8.7.1818. A ...

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen responds to Sommariva’s letter of complaint regarding his father Giovanni Battista So...

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen explains that G.B. Sommariva wanted to be portrayed at full length together with Thor...

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...

7.5.1827

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen is very disappointed about the postponement of the shipment to Denmark of Thorvaldsen...

9.2.1830

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse has read Thorvaldsen’s letter to the subcommittee and is now able to send the payment of...

17.6.1832

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Clarification of circumstances relating to the commissions for Christiansborg Palace and the Chur...

22.11.1832

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

Efter 22.1.1833

Dorota Barbara Czartoryska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Czartoryska encloses a note from Zofia Potocka and emphasizes that the latter is very pleased wit...

Possibly 5.2.1833

Zofia Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Potocka sends Thorvaldsen a portrait of her mother-in-law, Julia Potocka, to be used as a model f...

3.8.1834

Zofia Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Zofia Potocka thanks Thorvaldsen for having accepted to draw the monument to Artur Potocki. Inste...

7.8.1834

Zofia Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Zofia Potocka thanks Thorvaldsen for having accepted to draw the monument to Artur Potocki. Inste...

1839 [1837]

A.F. Elmquist

Omnes

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

7.3.1839

Redaktørerne ved Dannevirke

Omnes

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

5.12.1839

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thiele asks Thorvaldsen to execute a monument to the recently deceased King Frederik 6. He has su...

2.1.1840

C.F. Rumohr

Christian 8.

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

23.1.1840

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kommentarerne til dette brev er under udarbejdelse.

28.7.1840

Frederik 6.-kommissionen, J.P. With

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of the commission for a monument to Frederik 6. on the hill at Skanderborg Castle, , J....

21.4.1855

Redaktørerne ved For tre Skilling

Omnes

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

24.5.1859

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet, NN

Omnes

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