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31.5.1808

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

Thorvaldsen’s fame is growing; he is now mentioned in the French newspaper Le Moniteur Universel....

22.9.1810

Antonio Canova

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Canova informs Thorvaldsen that he will be in Santa Croce, and would be delighted to see his coll...

15.8.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch fortæller om mausoleet over dronning Luise og siger, at det er godt, at kongen ikke har set...

6.4.1816

Anna Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Countess Anna Potocka describes the excellent qualities of the late Count Włodzimierz Potocki, bo...

12.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Holger Halling Aagaard

Brøndsted sends his letter and a small box to Denmark with Thorvaldsen. He recommends Thorvaldsen...

13.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted recommends places and friends that he thinks Thorvaldsen should visit on his journey to...

28.7.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted tells Aagaard that Thorvaldsen has left Rome, which is good because there were so many ...

13.12.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Marie Aagaard

Brøndsted is pleased that Thorvaldsen has arrived in Denmark and has met his family. He asks for ...

25.12.1819

P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted writes that he has been busy showing the newly arrived Royal Couple from Denmark around...

16.8.1820

H.F.J. Estrup

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Estrup invites Thorvaldsen to visit him and the family Scavenius at Klintholm Manor.

13.10.1821

Tekla Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tekla Potocka tells Thorvaldsen that she has not written to him because she has asked her brother...

20.2.1823

Maria Mokronowska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

Omkring 4.3.1823

Tekla Potocka

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tekla Potocka mentions that she has written three letters to Thorvaldsen without hearing from him...

23.4.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tekla Potocka

Thorvaldsen thanks Tekla Potocka for her two letters and informs her that the statue of her husba...

24.4.1824

Leo von Klenze

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

19.3.1825

Johann Leeb

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Leeb frygter, at hans færdigmelding af statuen Sovende Amor ikke er nået frem. Han har brug for r...

14.9.1827

Pietro Tenerani

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Tenerani acknowledges receipt of 2,000 Roman scudi as part of the payment for his work on the sid...

11.6.1829

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Humboldt writes that his wife, Caroline, died in March. She wanted to be buried in the garden of ...

9.10.1832

Teresa Lubomirska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Teresa Lubomirska tells Thorvaldsen that Zofia Potocka has written to her several times to ask Th...

Efter 22.1.1833

Dorota Barbara Czartoryska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Czartoryska encloses a note from Zofia Potocka and emphasizes that the latter is very pleased wit...

27.10.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen has visited St. Peter’s Basilica, where he saw Thorvaldsen’s monument to Pius 7., cf. A1...

3.5.1834

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen ser Thorvaldsens gravmæle over Eugène de Beauharnais, jf. A156.

Tidligst 13.1.1842, før 1.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Fourth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842.

After 1.2.1842, before 15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Sixth draft of the letter dated 15.2.1842. The draft is considerably longer than the final letter.

15.2.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen confirms receipt of the letter saying that a frigate will be sent to Italy in order t...