The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Documents in which Francesco de Sanctis is mentioned

8.4.1806

Patrick Moir

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Moir informs Thorvaldsen on behalf of Thomas Hope that the fourth and last payment for Jason with...

5.7.1810

Baron Brown

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.3.1815

Luigi Basiletti

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Basiletti writes to Thorvaldsen about the sculpture Ganimede with Jupiter’s Eagle, cf. “A44...

20.2.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Thorvaldsen is delighted at the idea of having the mon...

7.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller reports that both models of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, have be...

14.8.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

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

2.4.1823

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommarive has heard about the accidental shot that has wounded Thorvaldsen. In Florence, he has t...

Probably 7.4.1824

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

William Russell asks Thorvaldsen to advise Giuseppe Pacetti in the restoration of some antiques f...

31.5.1824

Francesco de Sanctis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Receipt for three antique heads to be sent to England on the order of William Russell.

25.9.1824

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

De Chapeaurouge

Schönborn has been informed that a marble statue is ready to be sent to him. He assumes that it i...

18.5.1825

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The room in which the frieze Alexander the Great’s Entry into Babylon, cf. A505, is to be put up ...

11.6.1825

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva has received a letter from de Sanctis stating that a large part of the frieze Alexander...

30.12.1825

Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

This will be Sommariva’s last letter to Thorvaldsen. He writes that he has been seriously i...

28.12.1827

J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ulrich confirms receipt of Thorvaldsen’s message that 64 crates with works of art are on their wa...

11.1.1828

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The crates with Thorvaldsens art works has arrived in Leghorn. They have been reloaded on a Danis...