Nicolai Abildgaard, Jens Juel, København Kunstakademiet, Peter Meyn
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts instructs Thorvaldsen on the terms of his travelling grant....
Thorvaldsen’s diary from his sojourn in Malta, Palermo and Naples.
Thorvaldsen’s first report to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts since his departure from Cope...
Thorvaldsen’s draft of his first report to Abildgaard on his activities in Rome. He has visited t...
Thorvaldsen reports to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts that he has studied Rome and its sur...
Thorvaldsen thanks Abildgaard for his support. He tells him that many of the Roman art collection...
Abildgaard reports that the works Thorvaldsen sent to Copenhagen have arrived safely. He complime...
Thorvaldsen has received Abildgaard’s latest letter and thanks him for everything he does to prom...
Abildgaard relates that some people in Copenhagen have accused Thorvaldsen of being lazy in Rome,...
Thorvaldsen reports that the transportation of two crates with artworks bound for the Royal Danis...
Abildgaard informs Thorvaldsen that the last instalment of his travelling grant has been sent to ...
Antagelig april 1802
Thorvaldsen complains that he has not received any letter for a long time.
Stanley informs Thorvaldsen about his illness. He has to visit the spas on the island of Ischia. ...
Stanley is sorry that Thorvaldsen has been ill, but he is happy that the sculptor has found lodgi...
Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has left him incapable of wor...
First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen apologizes for his long silence due to an illness which has ...
Stanley has been well and ill by turns all winter. He will not be able to come to Rome until he h...
Stanley is not sure if Thorvaldsen received his last letter and writes more or less the same thin...
Juni-primo juli 1804
Thorvaldsen asks Lund to deliver a letter from him to Maria Zoëga. He has remained in Florence an...
Efter 9. og før 16.7.1804
Thorvaldsen is happy that J.L. Lund has had his grant prolonged so that he can stay in Rome for a...
Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks ...
First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen tells Abildgaard how devastated he was when he received the ...
Thorvaldsen informs Abildgaard that he has been seriously ill. He asks Abildgaard’s permission to...
Stanley is planning to remain near Naples until the middle of October and then go to Rome. He wri...
Abildgaard recommends the bearer of the letter, Carl Christian Seydewitz, to Thorvaldsen. He comm...
Stanley suggests having Gotskalk Thorvaldsen admitted to Vartov, an institution for the poor. Sta...
Stanley teases Thorvaldsen because he has not heard from him for a long time, but suddenly a lett...
Stanley has received a letter from the mayor of Copenhagen concerning Gotskalk Thorvaldsen’...
Stanley ironically describes his amazement at having received two letters from Thorvaldsen. He al...
Fragment of a draft letter: Thorvaldsen informs Schubart that he is coming to Rome after two days...
Second draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the...
First draft of a letter: Thorvaldsen has received payment for the three catalogue volumes of the ...
C.F. Hansen commissions works from Thorvaldsen. For the façade of Christiansborg Palace, he wants...
Thorvaldsen thanks Schubart for a bill of exchange. He has had financial problems because the war...
Thorvaldsen has received commissions from C.F. Hansen and the Building Commission for Christiansb...
Thorvaldsen declines the invitation to Montenero.
Lund’s receipt for a loan of 50 scudi from Thorvaldsen
Thorvaldsen cannot come to Montenero because he is waiting for a final answer regarding a commiss...
The commentary for this letter is not available at the moment.
Thorvaldsen puts in a good word for the engagement of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and Laura Zoë...
Antagelig tidligst forår 1812
Thorvaldsen admits that the addressee has every reason to be angry with him.
The commentary to this document is not available at the moment.
David Ferdinand Koreff
Koreff teases Thorvaldsen for not having written or sent the drawings he had promised. He asks th...
Antagelig tidligst oktober 1817, senest september 1819
Gibson retells an anecdote about Thorvaldsen, the painter Peter von Cornelius, and a number of sc...
Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom
Erik Gustaf Geijer
The orientation of the Nazarenes towards the past is explained in terms of a speculative German n...
Eckersberg takes advantage of the departure of the Nymph from Copenhagen to send greetings to Tho...
Workshop accounts for one or several weeks in November 1818.
Navez thanks Thorvaldsen for lending him a bust. He asks for another one or a basrelief to make d...
Navez asks Thorvaldsen to lend him a pair of antique busts. He also thanks him for the loan of Ho...
Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen
Keller reports that the small model for the monument to the Swiss guards in Lucerne, cf. Dying Li...
Hermann Ernst Freund
Freund tells Thorvaldsen about the progress of work in the workshop in Rome. He mentions the work...
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Høyer forwards a letter from H.E. Freund in Rome to Thorvaldsen, who is on his way through Europe...
Brøndsted invites Thorvaldsen to accompany him on visits to collections of antiques.
Hans Henrik Gunnerus
Imprisoned at Frederiksten fortress, Hans Henrik Gunnerus writes to Thorvaldsen with an appeal fo...
Johann Martin von Wagner
Leo von Klenze
Wagner sums up Schönborn’s possibilities regarding his commission of a Bacchus statue from the la...
Franz Erwein von Schönborn
Johann Martin von Wagner
Schönborn thanks Wagner for his help and advice in connection with the completion of an unfinishe...
Hans Henrik Gunnerus
Thorvaldsen responds to Gunnerus’ letter of 16.3.1822. He feels sympathy for Gunnerus and his unh...
The letter is a repetition of the letter dated 21.7.1822, which Thorvaldsen has not answered. Lun...
Gunnerus informs Thorvaldsen that he has handed over his deed of gift of 24.5.1822 and the owners...
Benvenuti recommends the young Italian sculptor Ranieri Bartolini to Thorvaldsen and hopes that t...
A. Andersen Feldborg
Andersen Feldborg gives Thorvaldsen his book Denmark Delineated, probably @M653.He writes that Ja...
Giovanni Battista Bassi
Bassi acknowledges receipt of payment for the two paintings, Forest Track, B62, and Ruins at Foru...
Martens has returned from Sicily and Calabria and sends a detailed account of his journey. In spi...
C.F. Hansen has read a letter from Hermann Ernst Freund concerning the forthcoming transportation...
Redaktørerne ved Kjøbenhavns flyvende Post
Bissen recounts his journey on foot to Florence and mentions that he has seen Thorvaldsen’s Chris...
Frederik Ferdinand Friis
Just Mathias Thiele
Thorvaldsen’s own comments to the manuscript of J.M. Thiele’s first biography of Thorvaldsen.
Hornemann reports the latest gossip from the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and about their m...
Verein für Schiller's Denkmal
The Schiller Association commissions a monument to the poet Friedrich Schiller. The Association w...
Magnus Theodor Moltke
Magnus Moltke writes that his father, A.G.D. Moltke, has given him his bust, A212, and Angelika K...
Morse informs Thorvaldsen that he is leaving for Naples but will return to Rome in September or O...
Three receipts for money received from Thorvaldsen for one or more paintings for Joseph Hambro.
Thorvaldsen’s bust of Dahl, A229, has finally arrived in Dresden. Dahl writes that a crate with t...
Peale describes his impression of Thorvaldsen, his works, and his studio practice. He is critical...
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Mendelsohn has learnt something from Horace Vernet, which he thinks everyone could learn from him...
John Stevens Cogdell
Magnus recommends his friend Eduard Scholl, an art-lover, to Thorvaldsen and hopes that he or Bie...
Hansen hopes to see Thorvaldsen and his works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lad...
Andersen describes a Ponte Molle party that he attended with Thorvaldsen and other German and Sca...
Sonne acknowledges receipt of payment for a painting, either A Battlefield on the Morning after a...
Giovanni de Angelis
The commentary for this accounting is not available at the moment.