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Russell's Commission 1815

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6.5.1815

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell informs Thorvaldsen that he has sent the first half of the payment for a relief, and that...

31.8.1816

John Russell 2.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

John Russell, son of the 6th Duke of Bedford by the same name, asks Thorvaldsen to complete the p...

20.1.1817

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell asks Thorvaldsen to complete two reliefs, Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, and Priam Plead...

1.5.1818

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell has heard that two reliefs, which he has commissioned from Thorvaldsen, Briseis and Achil...

9.7.1818

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell refers to his letter of 1.5.1818 regarding the shipment of the two reliefs that he has co...

1820

James Elmes

Omnes

A description of the sculpture gallery at Woburn Abbey, including three works by Thorvaldsen, Pri...

19.6.1820

Redaktørerne ved Kunst-Blatt

Omnes

A notice about the collection of sculptures at Woburn Abbey with, among other works, Canova’s The...

1822

Philip Hunt

Omnes

Texts about three of Thorvaldsen’s works: Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Priam Pleads with...

16.6.1823

Luigi Chiaveri

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of John Russell, Duke of Bedford, and through his brother William Russell, Chiaveri sen...

Probably 7.4.1824

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.4.1824

John Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

John Russell thanks Thorvaldsen for his help with the restoration of some antiques which his brot...

Probably 29.5.1824

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell thanks Thorvaldsen for having bought the Marcellus head for him. However, he is annoyed t...

31.5.1824

Francesco de Sanctis

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

18.5.1825

William Russell

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Russell wants to buy an antique head from Thorvaldsen as a present to his brother John Russell, D...