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6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

J.L. Lund

Thorvaldsen thanks Lund for having assisted him in a financial matter but asks him not to give an...

22.10.1808

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

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

17.11.1808

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schimmelmann is happy that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4 is finished. Sh...

4.2.1809

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Thorvaldsen is grateful for Schimmelmann’s praise of the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555...

4.2.1809

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Charlotte Schimmelmann

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the precious agraffe that Schimmelmann has sent him through her broth...

18.6.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch beklager, at Thorvaldsen endnu ikke er færdig med statuerne af Amor holder en sommerfugl fo...

31.3.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen ser godt ud trods sine svære lidelser; han er i gang med at udføre frisen Alexander d...

6.5.1815

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell informs Thorvaldsen that he has sent the first half of the payment for a relief, and that...

22.4.1816

Mary Bentinck

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bentinck asks Thorvaldsen to pack and deliver the marble portrait busts of Edward Pellew and Will...

31.5.1816

Edward Pellew

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pellew requests that his portrait bust in marble, cf. Edward Pellew, A260, be sent immediately to...

31.8.1816

John Russell 2.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

John Russell, son of the 6th Duke of Bedford by the same name, asks Thorvaldsen to complete the p...

20.11.1816

Hans Carl Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon reminisces about his journey to Rome and hopes to see Thorvaldsen the following year dur...

20.1.1817

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell asks Thorvaldsen to complete two reliefs, Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, and Priam Plead...

May 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen Knudtzon

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

5.9.1817

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi writes that Dionisio Bulzo himself will visit Thorvaldsen and answer all the sculptorR...

31.12.1817

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Giovanni Raimondo Torlonia

Sommariva authorizes his banker to pay Thorvaldsen a total of 14,000 scudi in instalments of the ...

Efter 1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts of expenses for models, purchase of tools, etc.

1.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Contract between Thorvaldsen and G.B. Sommariva regarding the marble version of the frieze Alexan...

1.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Copy of the contract between Thorvaldsen and G.B. Sommariva concerning the marble version of the ...

2.1.1818 - 17.12.1825

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

List of Sommariva’s payments to Thorvaldsen for the marble version of Alexander the Great’s Entr...

16.1.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi writes that the cast of a bust of Thomas Maitland, cf. G342, has finally arrived in Venic...

3.2.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi has apparently received a letter from Thorvaldsen which has crossed his own letter to the...

18.3.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Luigi Sommariva

Sommariva wants to tell his son in person about his commission for a marble version of Thorvaldse...

7.4.1818

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.4.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann reports that he has been in contact with Thorvaldsen regarding the monument in Lucerne ...

27.4.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.5.1818

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell has heard that two reliefs, which he has commissioned from Thorvaldsen, Briseis and Achil...

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

Jørgen Koch

Jonas Collin

Koch writes about Thorvaldsen’s works and commissions. The sculptor has completed Mercury a...

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...

20.6.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi presses Thorvaldsen for an answer to his letter of 27.4.1818 and repeats the contents of...

9.7.1818

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell refers to his letter of 1.5.1818 regarding the shipment of the two reliefs that he has co...

30.7.1818

Francesco Barberini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Barberini has heard that the marble version of Monument to over Anna Maria Porro Serbelloni, cf. ...

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...

3.4.1819

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch er fra polsk side blevet opfordret til at være tovholder på bronzestøbningen og forsendelse...

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 ...

Omkring 3.7.1819

Heinrich Keller

Omnes

Review of the planned monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. cast A119, in commemoration of ...

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...

23.10.1819 - 9.6.1821

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for carving the marble version of Monument to Stanislaus Chaudoir’s Wife, cf. A...

23.10.1819

Redaktørerne ved Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn

Omnes

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

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...

17.9.1820

Stanislaus de Chaudoir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chaudoir inquires whether Thorvaldsen has had time to think about the commissioned monument to hi...

19.10.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tekla Potocka

This contract establishes the conditions for the execution of the funerary monument to Włodzimier...

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...

10.8.1821

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Omnes

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

12.8.1821

Jørgen Conrad de Falsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Writing on an envelope, Falsen reminds Thorvaldsen that he has promised to make a sepulchral monu...

12.8.1821

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1822

Philip Hunt

Omnes

Texts about three of Thorvaldsen’s works: Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Priam Pleads with...

25.1.1823

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schönborn writes that he has already paid 1,000 scudi, and that Thorvaldsen can draw the remainde...

Not earlier than 25.1.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

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

25.1.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Kontrakt underskrevet af Thorvaldsen vedr. Schönborns bestilling af statuen Hyrdedreng, jf. A177,...

31.1.1823

Rudolf Emanuel Wettstein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.5.1823

Jollage & Hopfgarten

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

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

16.6.1823

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of John Russell, Duke of Bedford, and through his brother William Russell, Chiaveri sen...

16.3.1824

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

12.1.1827

Louise Salvage de Faverolles

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Copied excerpt of a letter from Salvage de Faverolles to one of Thorvaldsen’s aquaintances, who i...

23.2. - 24.5.1828

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Studio account of the work on the marble relief Venus, Mars and Cupid in the smithy of Vulcan, cf...

22.9.1828

Pietro Antonio Bienaimé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bienaimé erklærer, at billedhuggeren Andrea Bardi har arbejdet i 47 dage på Thorvaldsens marmorve...

8.1.1829

Frederik Ferdinand Friis

Just Mathias Thiele

Thorvaldsens egne kommentarer til manuskriptet til J.M. Thieles første Thorvaldsen-biografi.

1831

Rembrandt Peale

Omnes

Peale describes his impression of Thorvaldsen, his works, and his studio practice. He is critical...

12.6.1831

Anastasie de Circourt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.11.1832

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen expresses his gratitude for two letters from the Building Commission for Christiansbo...

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...

13.6.1833

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

Før 8.8.1833

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List of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corvette Galathea in ...

Før 8.8.1833

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First part of a list of the works by Thorvaldsen that are to be sent to Copenhagen with the corve...

5.10.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen visits the cemetery Campo Santo in Pisa, where he sees Thorvaldsen’s relief Monument to ...

3.5.1834

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen ser Thorvaldsens gravmæle over Eugène de Beauharnais, jf. A156.

6.2.1835

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Elisa Paulsen’s dowry has been arranged through Jonas Collin. Among Thorvaldsen’s artworks transp...

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...

6.9.1836

Alexander Grant

Bertel Thorvaldsen

With the bearer of the letter, Grant sends Thorvaldsen 100 scudi to be deducted from Charles Bowy...

7.2.1838

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Omnes

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

22.5.1840

Adam Oehlenschläger

Caroline Amalie, Christian 8.

Poem to King Christian 8. and Queen Caroline Amalie on the occasion of their silver anniversary 2...

1.9.1841

C.F. Wilckens

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen’s valet reports to Thorvaldsen, who is in Rome, what is happening in Denmark. H...

1843

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Omnes

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

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.

17.6.1843

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

23.8.1844 og 14.7.1845

Johann Scholl

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

Scholl testifies that the version of the relief The Graces Listening to Cupid’s Song , A602 that ...

24.9.1849

Redaktørerne ved Fædrelandet

Omnes

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

Tidligst 1878, senest 1905 (1835-1836)

Charles Bowyer Adderley

Omnes

Adderley describes his stay in Rome in 1835-36, when he stayed with Thorvaldsen for a time. He wa...