The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

NN, Bertel Thorvaldsen

A text on friendship on the back of a drawing by Thorvaldsen depicting a reading couple.


August Riedel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Riedel’s receipt for the painting A Neapolitan Fisherman and his Family, B150.


H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen has visited Christen Christensen, who is working on a portrait of Thorvaldsen, and in Al...

Presumably 1834-1838

Jørgen Sonne

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sonne acknowledges receipt of payment for a painting, either A Battlefield on the Morning after a...


Philipp von Foltz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Foltz acknowledges that Thorvaldsen has received, probably bought, the painting Sleeping Italian ...

Presumably 1839 or 1840

Ferdinand Richardt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Richardt’s receipt for Thorvaldsen’s payment for a painting, either A Studio at the Academy of Fi...


Gottlieb Collin

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Collin’s receipt for the payment for Albert Küchler’s painting Roman peasants buying a hat for th...


Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thiele writes about H.W. Bissen’s appointment as professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenha...


Carl Richardt

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Richardt asks Thorvaldsen to buy one of his paintings so that he can get money to go to Norway, w...


Hermann Kauffmann I

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kauffmann is pleased that Thorvaldsen wants to buy the painting Tyrolian Roadside Inn, B123, for ...


Mozart Waagepetersen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Waagepetersen acknowledges receipt of payment for Heinrich Kauffmann’s painting Tyrolean Ro...