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Thorvaldsen's Works, Executed by Others

See also: Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion) · Saxtorph's Bust · Thorvaldsen's Workshop Practice

20.5.1801

Poul Scheel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Scheel thanks Thorvaldsen for having accepted his assignment. He further specifies his order for ...

22.6.1801

Joh. Hein. Wulffen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wulffen forwards a letter from Doctor Scheel to Thorvaldsen and explains that Scheel has told him...

Efter 23.11.1808

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poul Scheel

Draft of a letter in which Thorvaldsen explains to Doctor Poul Scheel that the bust he commission...

28.7.1810

Poul Scheel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Scheel has heard that Thorvaldsen has not yet begun work on the bust he has commissioned. For thi...

8.1.1815

Pietro Benvenuti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Benvenuti recommends the painter Martelli and the writer Janer, who is also bringing letters to T...

16.5.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Despite the prospect of only a modest payment, Thorvaldsen has agreed to execute a model for the ...

Antagelig 23. eller 28.5.1818

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Description of the rock wall in Lucerne where the monument to the Swiss Guard is to be placed, Dy...

13.6.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Thorvaldsen has not yet made the promised draft of the monument to the fallen Swiss Guards, cf. D...

2.8.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Before leaving Rome, Rüttimann wants to visit Thorvaldsen in order to discuss the monument Dying ...

8.8.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Thorvaldsen has finished a drawing for the monument to the members of the Swiss Guard, cf. Dying ...

7.9.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rüttimann is grateful that Thorvaldsen has agreed to execute a model of Dying Lion (The Lucerne ...

19.11.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rüttimann reiterates some questions that he wants Thorvaldsen to answer concerning the monument D...

Antagelig 5.12.1818

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller sends a drawing of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119. He fears that the...

1.1.1819

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Heinrich Keller has spoken with Thorvaldsen about t...

6.1.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen has begun work on the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf...

13.2.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller regrets that work on the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, is so slow and...

20.2.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Thorvaldsen is delighted at the idea of having the mon...

26.3.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Thorvaldsen has been ill and therefore has not begun w...

7.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, is much admired. He is ...

22.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion) , cf. cast A119, is nearly finish...

23.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that Thorvaldsen wants to visit Lucerne in order to see the execution of the monum...

12.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller expresses a hope that, in spite of the price, an accomplished Italian sculptor will be cho...

17.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Keller presses Thorvaldsen for the completion of the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf....

19.6.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller complains that it is difficult to get Thorvaldsen to complete his work on the model for Dy...

3.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, has been completed and ...

31.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that the small model for the monument to the Swiss guards in Lucerne, cf. Dying Li...

5.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller is pleased that Thorvaldsen, contrary to expectations, has visited Lucerne on his journey ...

7.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that both models of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, have be...

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

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

Tidligst 10.8.1821, senest ultimo 1822

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pfyffer von Altishoffen sends Thorvaldsen some material regarding the monument Dying lion (The Lu...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...

1.2.1822

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Omnes

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

31.1.1823

Rudolf Emanuel Wettstein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Wettstein asks Thorvaldsen for a recommendation of the Swiss painter Hieronimus Hess. He has hear...

29.4.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen relates news of the busts of Frederik 6., A859, Marie Sophie Frederikke, A192, Vilhel...

29.4.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Draft letter dated 29.4.1823. Thorvaldsen relates news of the busts of Frederik 6., A859, Marie S...

9.5.1823

Jollage & Hopfgarten

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bronzestøberne Jollage og Hopfgarten kvitterer for modtagelsen af betaling for støbning af en bro...

16.3.1824

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pfyffer von Altishofen sends a reproduction of Thorvaldsen’s monument Dying lion (The Lucer...

27.2.1829

Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavnsposten

Omnes

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

18.1.1830

H.W. Bissen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ill and in pecuniary distress, H.W. Bissen asks Thorvaldsen for his permission to execute a marbl...

27.7.1830

Joseph Hambro

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.6.1831

Anastasie de Circourt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anastasie de Circourt recommends the Swiss sculptor Raphael Christen to Thorvaldsen.

January 1836

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Conrad Rantzau

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his late answer to Rantzau’s latest letter and mentions the many commi...

2.2.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

The Building Commission for Christiansborg Palace has been asked to commission four marble statue...

5.2.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

The commentary for this document 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...

27.11.1845

Gottfried Rosenberg

Just Mathias Thiele

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