The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Correspondence between Bertel Thorvaldsen and Kunstakademiet, København

2.12.1793

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen applies for a grant from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.

5.1.1795

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen presents the relief Numa Pompilius and Egeria, A748, to the Royal Academy. He also ap...

2.11.1795

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen’s application for the travelling scholarship of the Royal Danish Academy of Fin...

25.7.1796

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen requests an advance on his travelling scholarship.

23.8.1796

Nicolai Abildgaard, Jens Juel, Kunstakademiet, København, Peter Meyn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts instructs Thorvaldsen on the terms of his travelling grant....

13.2.1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen’s first report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts since his departure from Cope...

19.8.1797

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he arrived in Rome on March 8, ...

5.1.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...

20.1.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...

30.6.1798

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen informs the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has sent two samples of his wor...

3.1.1799

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he is still in Rome, and that h...

19.3.1799

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts informs Thorvaldsen of a one-year prolongation of his trave...

19.3.1799

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Draft letter from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts informing Thorvaldsen of a one-year prolo...

12.10.1799

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Both Thorvaldsen’s semi-annual report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the works he w...

3.12.1799

Cornelius Høyer, Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts has evaluated Thorvaldsen’s Bacchus and Ariadne, A1, and is...

4.4.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen is delighted that the work he has sent to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts has w...

24.10.1800

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen regrets that his report to the Royal Academy has been delayed. He would have liked to...

22.4.1801

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports that the two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danish Academy of Fine ...

22.4.1801

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

20.3.1802

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen reports that he is still in Rome, but he plans to embark on his journey back to Denma...

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

6.8.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

15.6.1805

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Academy of Fine Arts announces that Thorvaldsen has been appointed professor of sculpture.

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen expresses his gratitude for his appointment as professor of sculpture at the Academy ...

28.7.1805

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Draft letter dated 28.7.1805.

4.4.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thorvaldsen has unanimously been elected director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and ...

14.6.1833

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen is grateful for his appointment as director of the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen...

8.10.1833

C.W. Eckersberg, Kunstakademiet, København, Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea arrived in Copenhagen 20.9.1833. The crates with Thorvaldsen’s works have b...

4.11.1833

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen informs Thorvaldsen that he has been awarded the Silver Cr...

21.6.1834

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen thanks the Academy of Fine Arts for the information that he has been awarded the Silv...

26.1.1835

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

9.3.1835

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

27.4.1835

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

11.6.1835

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

21.12.1835

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

31.3.1836

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.12.1837

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

20.1.1838

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

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

20.2.1838

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Kort før 15.6.1840

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

An invitation to an unnamed artist’s presentation.

3.5.1841

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Kort før 17.5.1841

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Shortly before 25.9.1843

Kunstakademiet, København

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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