The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

There are 183 Documents from 1817

Presumably 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bartolommeo Pacca

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

Antagelig 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Probably April 1817

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chiaveri invites Thorvaldsen to lunch with Nicolaus Esterházy, who wants to make arrangements for...

Presumably 1817

Alexandra von Dietrichstein

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1817

Edward Divett

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably 1817

Felix Slade

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

After 1816

Adolf Senff

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1816-1818

George Hayter

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The british painter Hayter asks Thorvaldsen for a very small portion of clay.

1817

Ludwig 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 1817

NN

NN

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

Efter 1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1817

Friederike Brun

Omnes

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

July 1817

Redaktørerne ved Athene, Rasmus Emil Bruun

Christian Molbech, NN

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

Presumably 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN

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

1817

NN

NN

Reference to Thorvaldsen in an index in Nicolaus Esterházy’s archive.

1817

Andrea Manazzale

Omnes

A reference to Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Vicolo delle Colonnette near Piazza Barberini in Rome.

1817

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

Antagelig omkring 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Miscellaneous notes and pen trials.

Antagelig omkring 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Miscellaneous notes and pen trials.

Primo 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nicolaus Esterházy

Thorvaldsen sends five sketches of bacchantes so that Esterházy can decide which one he prefers. ...

Primo 1817

Nicolaus Esterházy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Esterházy thanks Thorvaldsen for the sketches of different versions of bacchantes. He has put his...

4.1.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Georg Wilhelm Wilding

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

11.1.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of January 1817.

13.1.1817

C.D. Fritzsch

Christian 8.

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

14.1.1817

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.1.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Johann Martin von Wagner

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

18.1.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of January 1817.

19.1.1817

G. Comelete

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.1.1817

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.1.1817

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.1.1817

Guillaume Bertrand-Favre

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertrand-Favre cancels his commission for two bas-reliefs because they will be placed too high o...

23.1.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

24.1.1817

Alessandro Focardi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.2.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week before February 1st 1817.

8.2.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of February 1817.

9.2.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

10.2.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.2.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of February 1817.

18.2.1817

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted wonders why he has had no answer to the commission for a monument transmitted in his la...

20.2.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

25.2.1817

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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.

1. marts-december 1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1.3.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts presumably for the last week of February 1817.

2.3.1817

Guillaume Bertrand-Favre

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertrand-Favre writes to Thorvaldsen about the statue Ganymede Filling the Cup, cf. A43, which h...

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...

8.3.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of March 1817.

9.3.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

10.3.1817

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.3.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Humboldt has heard rumours that Thorvaldsen will come through Berlin on his way to Denmark. She w...

17.3.1817

Gabriel Schreiber von Cronstern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.3.1817

Gabriel Schreiber von Cronstern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.3.1817

Giuseppe Boschi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.3.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Felix Slade

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

20.3.1817

Felix Slade

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.3.1817

Giuseppe Capecelatro

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.3.1817

Accademia Romana di Archeologia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.3.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of March 1817.

Tidligst 24.3.1817

? Briscoe

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.3.1817

Franziska Caspers

Charlotte Thierry

Caspers had originally obtained a seat in a coach to go and visit her mother, but to her great an...

28.3.1817

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.3.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of March 1817.

5.4.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of April 1817.

12.4.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of April 1817.

15.4.1817

Guillaume Bertrand-Favre

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertrand-Favre asks when he can call on Thorvaldsen the same day.

18.4.1817

John Foster the younger

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.4.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Studio account for the third week of April 1817.

21.4.1817

Laura Zoëga

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.4.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of April 1817.

27.4.1817

Luigi Porro Lambertenghi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Porro Lambertenghi regrets that Thorvaldsen has not been paid as agreed. He has now made new arra...

Between 29.4.1817 og 20.5.1817

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lord Byron is in Rome, and Hobhouse wants Thorvaldsen to portray him. He hopes that Thorvaldsen i...

May 1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen Knudtzon

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

1.5.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

Senest 3.5.1817

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bulzo gives instructions concerning the commission for a monument to the British governor-general...

3.5.1817

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.5.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the workdays of the week 28.4.1817-3.5.1817.

10.5.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of May 1817.

15.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

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

15.5.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

17.5.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of May 1817.

Before 21.5.1817

Commissione Generale Consultiva di Belle Arti, Filippo Aurelio Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.5.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of May 1817.

Antagelig 25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen has to postpone his trip to Denmark because he has to finish John Russell’s com...

25.5.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen answers C.F.Hansen’s letter of 24.8.1816. He explains that his trip to Denmark has be...

27.5.1817

E.H. Fleischer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.5.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of May 1817.

3.6.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt calls Thorvaldsen’s frieze Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon “the most perf...

7.6.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of June 1817.

9.6.1817

? de Rolle

Herman Schubart

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

11.6.1817

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

14.6.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of June 1817.

14.6.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

In the afternoon, Caroline von Humboldt is to view the Aeginetes together with Thorvaldsen.

16.6.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt has viewed the Aeginetes, most of which are finished, and calls them “something complete...

17.6.1817

Georgina M. Waddington

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Waddington informs Thorvaldsen that her daughter is to marry Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen, wh...

18.6.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.6.1817

Filippo Aurelio Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.6.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt wants to buy the reliefs Night, Day and Nessus and Deianira. She praises Ni...

1.7.1817

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.7.1817

Enrica Nalli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.7.1817

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.7.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.7.1817

Clemens Metternich

Maria Leopoldina von Metternich-Winneburg

In Rome, Metternich has just commissioned two reliefs from Thorvaldsen; they are to be placed in ...

Efter 4.7.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

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

4.7.1817

Catharina di Branciforte

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Princess is regrets that she has not heard from Thorvaldsen since her departure from Rome. Sh...

4.7.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.7.1817

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.7.1817

Filippo Aurelio Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.7.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of July 1817.

12.7.1817

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen

Christiana Bunsen

Bunsen’s mother-in-law Georgiana M. Waddington has contacted Thorvaldsen in order to ask him to m...

14.7.1817

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi informs Thorvaldsen that he will act as an intermediary concerning the commission for a m...

18.7.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.7.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of July 1817.

26.7.1817

Jacob Ludwig Salomo Bartholdy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.7.1817

Filippo Aurelio Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar asks Thorvaldsen to send him a sketch of the relief of the Three Marys and the angel at Chr...

1.8.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt praises Thorvaldsen for his hard work and creativity in the execution of Alexander the G...

2.8.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week of late July-early August 1817.

13.8.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ludwig 1.

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

14.8.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt calls Thorvaldsen’s restoration of the Aeginetes a “wonder”. On the other ha...

16.8.1817

Edward Dodwell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dodwell recommends the English sculptor John Gibson to Thorvaldsen. Gibson is to study in Rome fo...

Antagelig efter 19.8.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Joseph-Marie Portalis

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

19.8.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar sends a death mask of his son, Thomson Henry Bonar, and asks Thorvaldsen to execute a portr...

19.8.1817

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.8.1817

Giuseppe Antonio Guattàni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.8.1817

Franz Pettrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

2.9.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.9.1817

Gabriel Schreiber von Cronstern

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.9.1817

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.9.1817

Arthur Judd Carrighan

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.9.1817

Theodor von der Ropp

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ropp thanks Thorvaldsen after having received Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Venus with the Appl...

10.9.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

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

10.9.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

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

12.9.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

George Brentano-Laroche

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

15.9.1817

Paolo Coccia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.9.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar has received Thorvaldsen’s letter, and now he wants to know when his son’s bust and the rel...

Presumably between October 1817 and September 1819

John Gibson

Omnes

Gibson retells an anecdote about Thorvaldsen, the painter Peter von Cornelius, and a number of sc...

2.10.1817

Nicolaus Esterházy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Esterházy acknowledges receipt of Thorvaldsen’s letter, which confirms what they agreed on during...

5.10.1817

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.10.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Many young artists in Rome are ill, and Thorvaldsen is not feeling very well either. He has compl...

12.10.1817

Redaktørerne ved Oesterreichischer Beobachter

Omnes

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

13.10.1817

Thomson Bonar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonar gives Thorvaldsen more details regarding the funerary monument to his son Thomson Henry Bon...

14.10.1817

Paolo Coccia

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.10.1817

George Augustus Wallis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.10.1817

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

Through his contacts, Humboldt tries to persuade the British Prince Regent to commission Alexande...

19.10.1817

Friederike Brun

Omnes

Kommentarerne til dette dokument er under udarbejdelse.

21.10.1817

Redaktørerne ved Leipziger Zeitung

Omnes

This newspaper cutting reports that the Russian Zar and King of Poland Alexander 1. on 6.9.1817 h...

23.10.1817

Accademia Fiorentina, Giovanni degli Alessandri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.10.1817

Redaktørerne ved Grätzer Zeitung

Omnes

Paragraph praising Shepherd Boy, A177, and the bust of Georges Gordon Byron.

28.10.1817

Anne Margarethe Wahl

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Anne Margarethe Wahl asks Thorvaldsen to pay the remainder of the estate of her son, Johan Georg ...

29.10.1817

Franziska Caspers

Charlotte Thierry

Caspers is shocked by Thierry’s father’s severe illness, but she is pleased to hear that Thierry ...

30.10.1817

Albrecht Schønberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.10.1817

Domenico Coletti

Venanzio Albertoni

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

30.10.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt has just celebrated her son-in-law August von Hedemann’s birthday with about twenty gues...

31.10.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of October 1817.

Presumably between 2.11.1817 and 22.3.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

George Ticknor

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

2.11.1817

B.S. Ingemann, Børge Henrik Knap

Omnes

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

4.11.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

On the top of the sacred Monte Cavo in the Alban Hills, Humboldt, Thorvaldsen, and others have en...

15.11.1817

Giuseppe Boschi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.11.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of November 1817.

20.11.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt is pleased that Rauch has been commissioned to execute a monument to the Ge...

22.11.1817

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of November 1817.

30.11.1817

Peder Friis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Friis, a friend of Thorvaldsen’s youth, complains teasingly that he has not heard from Thorvaldse...

December 1817

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

A prospectus in which Kruse invites his fellow countrymen to contribute to the acquisition of Tho...

6.12.1817

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 7.12.1817

John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hobhouse has asked the banking firm of Schultheiss to send a crate to Leghorn. They have been tol...

10.12.1817

Catharina di Branciforte

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Princess feels that she has every reason to be angry with Thorvaldsen because she has not hea...

12.12.1817

Adam Gottlob Müller

Jørgen Koch

Müller asks Koch to contact Thorvaldsen in Rome regarding the execution of the marble bust of Hen...

13.12.1817

Ditlev Reventlow

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.12.1817

Alessandro Focardi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.12.1817

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

In Humboldt’s opinion, the history of Christianity is not an appropriate topic for sculpture; he ...

15.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen adds three conditions for accepting the execution of the equestrian statue of Józef P...

15.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

Thorvaldsen adds three conditions for accepting the execution of the equestrian statue of Józef P...

17.12.1817

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stanisław Mokronowski

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

23.12.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt is enchanted with the “young female figure”, Goddess of Hope, w...

23.12.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen has completed Goddess of Hope, A47, which Caroline von Humboldt greatly admires. The ...

24.12.1817

Giuditta Nalli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Nalli acknowledges receipt of 4 scudi from Thorvaldsen.

24.12.1817

Friederike Brun

Omnes

Kommentarerne til dette dokument er under udarbejdelse.

31.12.1817

Arthur Judd Carrighan

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Carrighan recommends some Scottish noblewomen of the Gordon-Cumming family who are staying in Rom...

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 ...