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18.4.1818

Peder Friis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Peder Friis, a friend of Thorvaldsen’s youth, sends a greeting to Thorvaldsen. His son, Frederik ...

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen responds to Sommariva’s letter of complaint regarding his father Giovanni Battista So...

Antagelig tidligst 14.8., senest omkring 1.12.1831

Giuseppe Mugnoz

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Mugnoz asks Thorvaldsen for financial assistance as he is ill and cannot support himself. In retu...

1837

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

21.9.1838

Redaktørerne ved Den Frisindede, NN

Omnes

The poem links Thorvaldsens return to Denmark and the plans for a Thorvaldsens Museum with the fi...

5.12.1839

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Thiele asks Thorvaldsen to execute a monument to the recently deceased King Frederik 6. He has su...

21.1.1840

C. Dalgas, Johannes Ingwersen

Omnes

Johannes Ingwersen and C. Dalgas invite the public to support a monument to Frederik 6. It is pro...

28.1.1840

Redaktørerne ved Jyllandsposten

Omnes

The letter criticises several aspects of an article in Aarhus Stiftstidende concerning a monument...

11.2.1840

C. Dalgas, Johannes Ingwersen

Omnes

Ingwersen and Dalgas answer Jyllandsposten’s criticism of the proposal for a monument to Frederik...

Not earlier than July 1840

Johanne Luise Heiberg

Omnes

The commentary to this document is not available at the moment.

28.7.1840

Frederik 6.-kommissionen, J.P. With

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of the commission for a monument to Frederik 6. on the hill at Skanderborg Castle, , J....

18.12.1841

Hans Puggaard

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Puggaard writes that they have put the roof tree on Thorvaldsens Museum. He and a few others have...

October 1842

Frederikke Wallick

Just Mathias Thiele

Frederikke Wallick’s report on her and Thorvaldsen’s journey through Europe in October 1842.

29.10.1842

Johanna Steinheim

Raphael Hanno

Johanna Steinheim writes enthusiastically about her meeting with Thorvaldsen.

April/May 1844

H.P. Holst

Frederik Barfod

Holst writes about the party celebrating Thorvaldsen’s return to Rome, given on 19.9.1841, and he...

6.4.1844

B.S. Ingemann

Omnes

Commemorative poem about Thorvaldsen. He is praised as a victorious poet, to whom work was play, ...