The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

There are 283 Documents from 1818

After 1818

Maria Craufurd

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is asked to make twelve plaster copies of Jane Craufurd’s bust, cf. A307, and send th...

Presumably 1818

John Bryant Lane

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably 1818

Maria Fjodorovna Barjatinskaja

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably 1818

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably 1818

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig omkring 1818

Frances Mackenzie

Frances Mackenzie

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

Possibly around 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Efter 1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1818

Charles Robert Cockerell

Omnes

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

Efter 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1818

August Wilhelm Kephalides

Omnes

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

Antagelig 1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Veronica Zauli Guarini

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

Tidligst 1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig 1818-19

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Dedication to Thorvaldsen in Blanca. Et Sørgespil (1815).

C. 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1818

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

1813-1815

NN

NN

Nelle Relazioni accademiche del triennio 1813-15 pubblicate dall’Ateneo di Brescia, parland...

Efter 1.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

A prospectus in German in which Kruse invites his Danish-German fellow countrymen in Schleswig, H...

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

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kruse encloses the prospectus in which the Danish population is invited to contribute to the acqu...

1.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

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

1.1.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Count Sommariva has commissioned the frieze Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon in marble fr...

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...

2.1.1818

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted has finally received an answer from Thorvaldsen to his latest letters, one of which has...

2.1.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen has finally received a commission for the marble version of the frieze Alexander the ...

3.1.1818

Peder Malling

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.1.1818

Giovanni Antonio Santarelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.1.1818

Peder Anker

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.1.1818

Pantaleone di Nero

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.1.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig før 11.1.1818

Barthold Georg Niebuhr

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.1.1818

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt wants Caroline to have Goddess of Hope in marble. He compares Thorvaldsen wi...

16.1.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Francesco Barberini

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of 42 scudi, through Barberini, as part payment for Monument to ...

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...

16.1.1818

Pantaleone di Nero

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.1.1818

Giovanni Battista Marelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.1.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of January 1818.

24.1.1818

C.F. Høyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.1.1818

NN

Omnes

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

28.1.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Once more, Caroline von Humboldt praises Thorvaldsen’s latest work, Goddess of Hope, A47.

Muligvis omkring 29.1.1818

Jean Baptiste Joseph Wicar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.1.1818

Jean Baptiste Joseph Wicar

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.1.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Omnes

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

3.2.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.2.1818

Pantaleone di Nero

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.2.1818

Pantaleone di Nero

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.2.1818

Redaktørerne ved Allgemeine Zeitung

Omnes

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

Antagelig 6.2.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva misses hearing news from Thorvaldsen and asks about the progress of the marble version ...

12.2.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski informs Thorvaldsen that permission has been granted by the Emperor Alexander I to er...

13.2.1818

Pietro Odazi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for six months’ rent for Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Vicolo della Catena, for the period 1...

Efter 15.2.1818

Accademia di San Luca

Omnes

The commentary to these statutes is not available at the moment.

15.2.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

17.2.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

During transportation to Berlin, the bust of Wilhelm von Humboldt has been damaged. Caroline von ...

22.2.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

23.2.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

The artists from Casa Buti have invited Caroline von Humboldt to dinner on her birthday, and she ...

25.2. tidligst 1818

Luigi Bienaimé

NN

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

27.2.1818

Casavano

Domenico Carelli

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

Marts 1818

Christina Alexandra Egypta Bonaparte

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A greeting in Thorvaldsen’s album.

1.3.1818

Henri François Brandt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.3.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen has shown Humboldt, Brandenburg, and Roeder a wealth of beautiful figures in his five...

3.3.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen is working hard on another group and a single figure. Caroline von Humboldt has commi...

7.3.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of March 1818.

10.3.1818

Gustav von Ingenheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.3.1818

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

Humboldt remarks jokingly that the fact that his bust has been miscoloured must be the punishment...

14.3.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of March 1818.

14.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

15.3.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

16.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

The orientation of the Nazarenes towards the past is explained in terms of a speculative German n...

17.3.1818

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt is pleased that Caroline has commissioned Goddess of Hope from Thorvaldsen. ...

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...

21.3.1818

? Zedi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

23.3.1818

Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom

Erik Gustaf Geijer

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

26.3.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

? Zedi

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

27.3.1818

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt

Humbolt thinks that Thorvaldsen’s workshop forms a whole of rich and great figures. He thinks tha...

28.3.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of March 1818.

31.3.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva writes about his travels and the obstacles along the way that have delayed his return t...

1.4.1818

C.W. Eckersberg

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Eckersberg takes advantage of the departure of the Nymph from Copenhagen to send greetings to Tho...

1.4.1818

Pietro Malpieri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.4.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt has been pleased to read a beautiful and personal letter to her husband fro...

4.4.1818

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

For the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, Christian Frederik commissions “a copy in plaster of all [Th...

6.4.1818

E.H. Fleischer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.4.1818

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

7.4.1818

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

For a long time, the Academy of Fine Arts has wished to possess plaster casts of Thorvaldsen’s wo...

7.4.1818

Christina Alexandra Egypta Bonaparte

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonaparte regrets that she has not got to known Thorvaldsen better, but she emphasizes that the f...

7.4.1818

Ant. Schneider

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.4.1818

Ferdinand 3.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.4.1818

Carlo Pregor

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.4.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt thinks that her husband will like her latest buy. She calls Goddess of Hope...

18.4.1818

Peder Friis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Peder Friis, a friend of Thorvaldsen’s youth, sends a greeting to Thorvaldsen. His son, Frederik ...

21.4.1818

George Agar Ellis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.4.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

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

23.4.1818

Peder Hjort

Omnes

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

27.4.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.4.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.4.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.4.1818

George Agar Ellis

NN

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

30.4.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Antagelig tidligst maj 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts concerning work on the clay bozzetto for The Graces, cf. A30, the clay model fo...

1.5.1818

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.5.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

5.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

Koch has not yet had time to talk to Thorvaldsen about The Alexander Frieze for Christiansborg Pa...

5.5.1818

Hermann Ernst Freund, Jørgen Koch

Kunstakademiet, København

Koch and Freund report that they have arrived safely in Rome, where they have been well received ...

5.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Koch informs his sister of his future address at Thorvaldsen’s place in Rome.

6.5.1818

Ludwig 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.5.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of May 1818.

9.5.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Christiansborg...

9.5.1818

Herman Schubart

Christian 8.

Schubart assures the concerned Christian Frederik that the Alexander Frieze for Frederik 6.’s new...

9.5.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Draft of a letter dated 9.5.1818.

11.5.1818

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie has called in vain on Thorvaldsen with Cumming in order to pick up a medal. As they are...

13.5.1818

Henrik Stampe

Just Mathias Thiele

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

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 ...

16.5.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

It is the Humboldts’ eldest daughter Caroline’s birthday, and the residents of Palazzo Tomati, am...

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...

23.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

Peder Malling

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

23.5.1818

Jørgen Koch

G.F. Hetsch

Koch will soon move into Casa Buti. Thorvaldsen is modelling Mercury about to Kill Argus, cf. A5....

23.5.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of May 1818.

24.5.1818

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tenerani’s receipt for 83 scudi for work done for Thorvaldsen.

25.5.1818

Friederike Brun

Omnes

Kommentarerne til dette dokument er under udarbejdelse.

25.5.1818

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

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

30.5.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The commission asks for the four marble reliefs for Christiansborg Palace, cf. A317, A318, A319, ...

30.5.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of May 1818.

Juni 1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie sends for a parcel. She asks Thorvaldsen to let her know when he is coming back, knowin...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks where Thorvaldsen wants to have lunch, and whether he would like to come at 3 and ...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie sends for a book and a shawl that she has forgotten at Thorvaldsen’s place. If the weat...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks if Thorvaldsen could visit her a little earlier the next day as she will be engage...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie does not know whether Thorvaldsen is going to call on her. If he is, she would not like...

Mellem sommeren 1818 og 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is invited for a drive in the beautiful weather so that he can get a little fresh air...

Between summer 1818 and 2.5.1819

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie asks Thorvaldsen to come as soon as possible. She has received some letters which worry...

1.6.1818

Redaktørerne ved Mährisch-Ständische Brünner Zeitung

Omnes

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

2.6.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt agrees with Thorvaldsen that postal rates in Naples are outrageously high.

5.6.1818

Barthold Georg Niebuhr

Ludwig Nicolovius

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

10.6.1818 - 1822

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.6.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ottaviani asks Thorvaldsen to pay his rent for the coming 6 months. He encloses a receipt.

10.6.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from June to November 1818.

10.6.1818

J.F. Schouw

J.P. With

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

11.6.1818

Atanazy Raczyński

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Raczyński sends part of the payment for Ganymede Offering the Cup, cf. A854, expressing his hope ...

12.6.1818 (1894)

Peder Hjort

F.C. Sibbern

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

12.6.1818

Stanislaus de Chaudoir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Chaudoir commissions the monument to his first wife Aloisia, cf. Monument to Stanislaus Chaudoir...

13.6.1818

Ludwig Fuhrmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Fuhrmann asks Thorvaldsen to inform Atanazy Raczyński about the progress of Ganymede Offering the...

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...

15.6.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva writes to Thorvaldsen because he fears that his previous letter has been lost. He asks ...

20.6.1818

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen is pleased that Frederik 6., in his letter dated 15.6.1818, has ordered the commission of ...

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...

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Frederik 6. commissions the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christiansborg Palace.

20.6.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Copy of the letter dated 20.6.1818.

20.6.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Humboldt is annoyed that Thorvaldsen only started modelling a new bust of her just before her dep...

24.6.1818

Ferdinando Mori

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Muligvis 26.6.1818?

Den franske ambassade i Rom

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.6.1818

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.7.1818

Leon Potocki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

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...

10.7.1818

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

10.7.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.7.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of July 1818.

12.7.1818

Georg Wilhelm Wilding

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.7.1818

Alessandro Bornaccini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.7.1818

Pietro Benvenuti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.7.1818

Gaetano Cartoni

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

14.7.1818

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.7.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of July 1818.

19.7.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva has heard that the lapidary Girometti is working on his portrait in cameo. He deeply re...

23.7.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt has heard that Thorvaldsen is ill, and she fears that Hermen Schubart’s imp...

24.7.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

25.7.1818

Richard Bingham

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.7.1818

Pelagio Palagi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.7.1818

Giuseppe Gudo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

30.7.1818

Francesco Barberini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

August 1818

Christina Alexandra Egypta Bonaparte

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bonaparte blames Thorvaldsen for not having written to her and reminds him of the promises of fri...

1818-19

Anne Proby

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen looks forward to embracing C.F. Hansen in Copenhagen soon. He characterizes the sculp...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the commission for the Alexander Frieze and two caryatids for Christi...

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Second draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

C.F. Hansen

Draft letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Third draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

1.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Slotsbygningskommissionen

First draft of letter dated 1.8.1818.

2.8.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.8.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ivan Ivanovitj Barjatinskij

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

5.8.1818

Pietro Odazi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for six months’ rent for Thorvaldsen’s workshops in Vicolo della Catena, for the period 1...

Presumably 6.8.1818

Giuseppina Appiani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.8.1818

Margherita Vergé

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Request for financial support.

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 ...

11.8.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Caroline von Humboldt has returned from Rome with a bust that, in her eyes, is still unfinished. ...

14.8.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

C.F. Hansen

Thorvaldsen is pleased that his native country now acknowledges his achievements with a large com...

22.8.1818

Jørgen Koch

Maria Koch

Koch has moved into Casa Buti after having spent two weeks in the Alban Hills.

24.8.1818

Edward Collins

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Collins recommends the bearer of the letter, Mr. Pendarves.

24.8.1818

Bartolommeo Pacca

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.8.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

24.8.1818

Redaktørerne ved Wiener Zeitung

Omnes

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

25.8.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.8.1818

Alessandro Bornaccini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.8.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.8.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen will not accompany Herman Schubart to Denmark but will leave in the spring in the com...

28.8.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

29.8. - 4.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.8.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of August 1818.

Autumn 1818

Francesca Gerna

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Presumably September-October 1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

1.9.1818

Carl Ritter

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

3.9.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva is pleased that Thorvaldsen is with their mutual friend Herman Schubart, and that he ta...

4.9.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

5.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of September 1818.

7.9.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.9.1818

Karl von Seinsheim

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.9.1818

Redaktørerne ved Mährisch-Ständische Brünner Zeitung

Omnes

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

12.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of September 1818.

13.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen is elected member of the Accademia di Carrara.

13.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

13.9.1818

Jørgen Koch

Nicolai Dajon

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

13.9.1818

Jørgen Koch

Kunstakademiet, København

Information about Hermann Ernst Freund’s work in progress Innocence Feeding a Lamb.

15.9.1818

? Orsola

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.9.1818

Redaktørerne ved Grätzer Zeitung

Omnes

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

16.9.1818

Accademia di Carrara

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Giovanni Landini, secretary of the Accademia di Carrara, informs Thorvaldsen that G.B. Raggiwill ...

16.9.1818

Adam Wilhelm Moltke

C.F. Hansen

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

19.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of September 1818.

22.9.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.9.1818

Commissione di S. Francesco di Paola

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.9.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of September 1818.

1.10.1818

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

3.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the week of late September-early October 1818.

Antagelig kort efter 4.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Accounts of various professional and private expenses.

5.10.1818

Redaktørerne ved Gazzetta di Milano

Omnes

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

10.10.1818

Frances Mackenzie

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mackenzie is moving into a house next to the customhouse at Porto di Ripetta. She asks Thorvaldse...

10.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the second week of October 1818.

10.10.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

Ingemann describes his first meeting with Thorvaldsen in Rome.

10.10.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

After 11.10.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Excerpt of Ingemann’s Reiselyren, which describes some of Thorvaldsen’s works.

11.10.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

12.10.1818

Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon recommends the British architect Benjamin Dean Wyatt to Thorvaldsen. Knudtzon announces ...

14.10.1818

Johann August Gottlob Weigel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.10.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.10.1818

Jørgen Koch

Gustav Heintzelmann

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

17.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the third week of October 1818.

17.10.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Thorvaldsen has spent a month in Naples but still does not look happy and well. The clay model of...

20.10.1818

? Especo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.10.1818

Ferdinando Mori

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Not later than 23.10.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Two poems to Night, A901, and Day, A902. In “Night”, the stars, the moon, and a landscape are evo...

23.10.1818

Veronica Zauli Guarini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.10.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mokronowski writes that since his last letter to Thorvaldsen he has collected all the pictures of...

25.10.1818

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva has arrived in Italy. He has read in the French press that “Frederik 6.”: /...

26.10.1818

Ferdinand 1.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.10.1818

Frederik Julius Kaas, J.D.T. Manthey, Ordenskapitlet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms reminds Thorvaldsen that he has to send them his biography.

31.10.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fifth week of October 1818.

November 1818

Lauritz Kruse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

4.11.1818

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

6.11.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Atanazy Raczyński

Thorvaldsen acknowledges receipt of 250 scudi as part payment for Ganymede Offering the Cup, cf. ...

6.11.1818

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Wilhelm Schadow is working on several paintings, among them The Road to Calvary, B156. Thorvaldse...

7.11.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of November 1818.

11.11.1818

Redaktørerne ved Oesterreichischer Beobachter

Omnes

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

13.11.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

15.11.1818

Giuseppe Piazzini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.11.1818

Vincenz Rüttimann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.11.1818

Slotsbygningskommissionen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

22.11.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for one or several weeks in November 1818.

28.11.1818

A. Italinsky

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.11.1818

John Parker

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.11.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the fourth week of November 1818.

4.12.1818

Atanazy Raczyński

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Raczyński thanks Thorvaldsen for the drawing of Ganymede and hopes to receive the statue soon, cf...

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...

5.12.1818

NN

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts for the first week of December 1818.

6.12.1818

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

8.12.1818

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.12.1818

Christian 8.

C.F. Hansen

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

11.12.1818

Peder Anker

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

12.12.1818

Vincenzo Ottaviani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for payment of Thorvaldsen’s rent from December 1818 to May 1819.

15.12.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Det toscanske Hof

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

15.12.1818

Edward Everett

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Everett has commissioned some copies of the bust of Lord Byron without specifying the material. A...

15.12.1818

Joh. Carl Löwe

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Löwe informs Thorvaldsen that he and Gerhard Stub will be in charge of the transportation of the ...

17.12.1818

Filippo Aurelio Visconti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.12.1818

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Porro Lambertenghi

Thorvaldsen conveys his thanks for the valuable box and the words of praise that he has received ...

21.12.1818

Atanazy Raczyński

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Raczyński has spoken to Joh. Carl Löwe about the transportation from Rome to Poznań of the statu...

22.12.1818

Stanisław Mokronowski

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.12.1818 (1894)

Peder Hjort

Olivia Catharine Rasbech

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

24.12.1818

Frederik Schmidt

Frederik Schmidt

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

24.12.1818

B.S. Ingemann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

24.12.1818

Clemens Metternich

Dorothea Lieven

Metternich describes his garden. He has furnished a salon with Italian objects, in which he also ...

26.12.1818

Franciszek Skibicki

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.12.1818

Friedrich Wilhelm Basil von Ramdohr

Brødrene Riepenhausen

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

29.12.1818

C.F. Høyer

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.12.1818

Giovanni Antonio Santarelli

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.12.1818

Gerhard Stub

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Stub asks Thorvaldsen to let him know if Atanazy Raczyński’s statue of Ganymede, cf. A41, is fini...