The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Thorvaldsen's Works, Requirements

31.12.1806

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen commissions works from Thorvaldsen. For the façade of Christiansborg Palace, he wants...

4.9.1813

Elisa Baciocchi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.9.1813

Elisa Baciocchi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poccianti fremsender på Elisa Baciocchis vegne en tegning med målangivelse til brug for Thorvalds...

3.5.1817

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Prossalendi forwards a commission for a monument to the British governor-general Thomas Maitland,...

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...

17.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen writes that the wording of Mokronowski’s last letter might give the impression that h...

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...

7.4.1818

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.4.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

8.7.1818

Leon Potocki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Preliminary contract regarding the equestrian statue of Józef Poniatowski, cf. A123. Thorvaldsen ...

10.7.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

22.12.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

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

19.10.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tekla Potocka

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

19.10.1820

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

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

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...

25.1.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

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

19.7.1824

Julie von Dörnberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Julie von Dörnberg sends her late son Unico von Dörnberg’s death mask to Thorvaldsen and asks him...

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...

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...

23.1.1840

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Sends Just Mathias Thiele to Thorvaldsen with a written request that Thorvaldsen model the revers...