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Schönborn's Commission

Tidligst 1823, senest 1825

Anton Endres

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

A survey of works commissioned from Thorvaldsen in 1823 by Schönborn, cf. A177, A233, A827, A411 ...

25.1.1823

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schönborn forwards the contract for his commission from Thorvaldsen and asks the sculptor to ackn...

25.1.1823

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schönborn writes that he has already paid 1,000 scudi, and that Thorvaldsen can draw the remainde...

Not earlier than 25.1.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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25.1.1823

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Contract signed by Thorvaldsen concerning Schönborn’s commission of the statue Shepherd Boy, cf. ...

9.3.1823

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Johann Martin von Wagner

Schönborn has heard that Thorvaldsen will execute another Anacreontic relief as a companion piece...

9.5.1823

Luigi Dies

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Receipt of payment for lapidary work.

9.5.1823

Jollage & Hopfgarten

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

The bronze founders Jollage and Hopfgarten acknowledge receipt of payment for casting a bronze la...

13.9.1823

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner writes that progress is being made on the works commissioned by Schönborn from Thorvaldsen.

20.12.1823

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner writes that the busts commissioned from Thorvaldsen will not be delivered until next summer.

17.2.1824

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Johann Martin von Wagner

Schönborn writes that the portrait bust of Crown Prince Ludwig (1.) of Bavaria, cf. A233, commiss...

25.9.1824

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

De Chapeaurouge

Schönborn has been informed that a marble statue is ready to be sent to him. He assumes that it i...

28.4.1825

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner mentions that a carved gemstone after Thorvaldsen’s Cupid Received by Anacreon, Winter, cf...

3.5.1825

Augusta Amalia von Leuchtenberg

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Receipt of payment for four marble reliefs from the estate of Eugène de Beauharnais: Hygieia and ...

30.7.1825

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner writes that Thorvaldsen is particularly late in completing the works commissioned from him...

5.10.1825

Ludwig Schorn

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Thorvaldsen is used indirectly to reduce the price of works by Johann Heinrich von Dannecker.

20.2.1830

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Ludwig Schorn

Schönborn has read that Thorvaldsen is in Munich, and therefore he would like Schorn to ask the s...

2.2.1832

Ludwig von Schwanthaler

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Thorvaldsen has praised Schwanthaler’s reliefs, and the sculptor regrets that it takes such a lon...

24.10.1832

Luigi Bienaimé

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Bienaimé has heard from the sculptor Emil Wolff that Schönborn considers having Bienaimé execute ...

28.1.1835

Heinrich Maria von Hess

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

In his last letter, Hess forgot to give the measurements of his finished portrait of Thorvaldsen ...

29.3.1835

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Heinrich Maria von Hess

Schönborn apologizes for his late answer and gives instructions on how Hess’s portrait of Thorval...

8.8.1835

Heinrich Maria von Hess

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Hess writes that he has finished and sent off his portrait of Thorvaldsen. He wants the painting ...

8.11.1835

Heinrich Maria von Hess

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Hess acknowledges receipt of the payment for his portrait of Thorvaldsen, which is a copy of one ...

1837

Just Mathias Thiele

Omnes

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1837 / 19.11.1838

Just Mathias Thiele, H.C. Ørsted

Omnes

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10.10.1839

Johan Bravo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

29.4.1840

Johan Bravo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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Winter 1840-41

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 15th part of 60 in all.

4.2.1841

Johan Bravo

Comitteen for Oprettelsen af Thorvaldsens Museum

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4.2.1841

Johan Bravo

Comitteen for Oprettelsen af Thorvaldsens Museum

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19.4.1841

Johan Bravo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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