The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

 
No. 709 of 10246
Sender Date Recipient
Bertel Thorvaldsen [+]

Sender’s Location

Rom

4.2.1809 [+]

Dating based on

Dateringen fremgår af udkastet.

Charlotte Schimmelmann [+]

Recipient’s Location

København

Abstract

Thorvaldsen is grateful for the precious agraffe that he has received from Charlotte Schimmelmann through her brother Herman Schubart.

[Translation]

Rom den 4de Februari 1809.

Naadigste Grevinde!

Ved Deres fortræffelige Broder Kammerherre de Schubart har jeg fra Deres Excellence med sand Fornøyelse modtaget en Brystnaal med Brillanter, hvilken

General Comment

This draft exists in more finished versions, see 4.2.1809 and 4.2.1809

The draft was an answer to Charlotte Schimmelmann’s letter of 17.11.1808, with news from her in her brother Herman Schubart’s letters to Thorvaldsen of 26.12.1808 and 13.1.1809. The precious pin itself was sent to Thorvalsen separately. See the above-mentioned letter of 17.11.1808 from Schimmelmann for more about this.

Archival Reference
Håndskriftafdelingen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Accession 2004/29, kasse 3
Document Type
Draft, autograph
Thiele
Ikke omtalt hos Thiele, men tilsvarende koncepter er gengivet hos Thiele II, p. 113-14.
Subjects
Baptismal Font to Brahetrolleborg Church · Gifts for Thorvaldsen, Art Wares
Persons
Herman Schubart
Last updated 27.10.2015 Print