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Sculptures by Other Artists

2.11.1804

Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart reports that Thorvaldsen’s portrait busts of himself and Jacqueline Schubart, A718...

30.11.1804

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Herman Schubart

Thorvaldsen apologizes for his late reply and informs Schubart that he is finishing Bacchus, A2. ...

26.12.1804

Antonio Canova

Nicolai Abildgaard, Kunstakademiet, København

Canova thanks Abildgaard for his nomination as a member of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,...

6.7.1805

Arnold Wallick

Christian 8.

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

12.4.1806

Arnold Wallick

Christian 8.

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

8.8.1810

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

A list of the objects that Friederike Brun leaves in storage with Thorvaldsen.

11.5.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch fortæller, at Thorvaldsen vil bidrage med et relief til Rauchs planlagte gravmæle over dron...

19.7.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch beretter, at Thorvaldsen har færdiggjort Amor holder en sommerfugl for at såre den med en p...

6.8.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch har fremstillet en portrætbuste, der nu skal udføres i marmor. Han vil dermed igen tjene pe...

12.9.1811

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch beretter om marmorvalg og er forarget over, at Thorvaldsen udgiver sine værker som konturst...

1.4.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch får det dagligt bedre og vil begynde på Thorvaldsens portrætbuste, Dep.31.

13.4.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch er snart klar til at afforme sin portrætbuste af Thorvaldsen, Dep.31. Derefter vil han send...

11.5.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauchs portrætbuste af Thorvaldsen, Dep.31, bliver rost og er meget vellignende. Han vil sende Ca...

14.12.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

17.12.1812

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch vil som Thorvaldsen lade sin portrætstatue grovhugge af værkstedsmedarbejdere. Han oplyser ...

21.6.1813

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Thorvaldsen har rost Rauchs grævmæle over dronning Luise. Han har det ikke godt og tager formentl...

4.7.1813

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt

Rauch får hjælp til udarbejdelsen af sit gravmæle over dronning Luise fra Thorvaldsens ansatte. T...

3.5.1817

Paolo Prossalendi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Prossalendi forwards a commission for a monument to the British governor-general Thomas Maitland,...

Senest 3.5.1817

Dionisio Bulzo

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bulzo gives instructions concerning the commission for a monument to the British governor-general...

14.7.1817

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi informs Thorvaldsen that he will act as an intermediary concerning the commission for a m...

20.11.1817

Caroline von Humboldt

Christian Daniel Rauch

Caroline von Humboldt er glad og lettet over, at Rauch har fået til opgave at udføre et monument ...

Efter 1818

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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Workshop accounts of expenses for models, purchase of tools, etc.

16.1.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi writes that the cast of a bust of Thomas Maitland, cf. G342, has finally arrived in Venic...

3.2.1818

Spiridion Naranzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Naranzi has apparently received a letter from Thorvaldsen which has crossed his own letter to the...

1.10.1818

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

1.1.1819

Vincenz Rüttimann

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Rüttimann informs Pfyffer von Altishofen that Heinrich Keller has spoken with Thorvaldsen about t...

7.5.1819

Heinrich Keller

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Keller writes that the model for Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, is much admired. He is ...

25.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

29.12.1819

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

11.2.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

10.5.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

17.-23.12.1820

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Visits Canova’s workshop and comments on the sculptor’s works. Then he visits Thorvaldsen’s works...

7.1.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen begins modelling the bust of Christian (8.) Frederik, cf. A197. The sculptor and the ...

26.2.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Thorvaldsen and Rudolf Schadow model and others draw the beautiful Vittoria Caldoni, whom August ...

11.3.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

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

2.4.1821

Christian 8.

Christian 8.

Has visited Thorvaldsen and is pleased with the sketch, Nysø34, for the statue of Caroline Amalie...

7.1.1822

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound

Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound

The Earl of Minto describes a visit to Thorvaldsen’s and Canova’s workshops and compa...

14.3.1822

Jacob Ludwig Salomo Bartholdy

Johann Martin von Wagner

Bartholdy skriver vedr. Franz Erwein von Schönborns bestilling af en Bacchus-statue hos den nylig...

16.3.1822

Johann Martin von Wagner

Leo von Klenze

Wagner opsummerer mulighederne for Schönborn ift. hans bestilling af en Bacchus-statue af den nyl...

20.4.1822

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Johann Martin von Wagner

Schönborn takker for Wagners hjælp og rådgivning i forbindelse med færdiggørelsen af en efterladt...

6.7.1822

Johann Martin von Wagner

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Wagner beklager sin forsinkede melding vedr. fuldførelsen af Rudolf Schadows efterladte Bacchus-s...

12.7.1823

Johann Leeb

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Leeb skriver, at han han fuldført modellen til sin statue Sovende Amor og på Thorvaldsens anbefal...

25.9.1824

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

De Chapeaurouge

Schönborn har fået besked om, at en marmorstatue er på vej til ham. Han formoder, at der er tale ...

8.2.1825

Johann Leeb

Franz Erwein von Schönborn

Leeb melder sin statue Sovende Amor færdighugget i marmor og fortæller, at han er blevet berolige...

11.4.1826

Ferdinando Dôrhel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On behalf of his client, Luigi Sommariva, Dôrhel presses Thorvaldsen for the remaining part of th...

25.4.1827

Johann Leeb

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Leeb thanks Thorvaldsen for his advice and his helpfulness. He is pleased to have settled in Muni...

9.6.1827

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Omnes

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

Antagelig senest primo marts 1829

Carlo Poggi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Poggi anmoder Thorvaldsen om arbejde, efter at et helt års genvordigheder har sat ham i en fortvi...

25.4.1829

Hermann Ernst Freund

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

28.7.1829

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Omnes

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

12.1.1833

C.F. Hansen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hansen hopes to see Thorvaldsen and his works for Christiansborg Palace and the Church of Our Lad...

26.2.1833

Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The corvette Galathea will arrive at Leghorn around 1.7.1833, and Thorvaldsen is asked to have th...

7.5.1833

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brun is suffering, she has no hope of recovery and wants to die, but she looks forward to seeing ...

6.11.1836

Redaktørerne ved Dagen

Omnes

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

14.8.1840

Johanne Juliane Antonetti

Adelgunde Vogt

Receipt from the plaster-casting works of Antonetti’s Widow for two moulds and three casts.

24.8.1842

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Alessandro Ceccarini

Thorvaldsen recommends the apprentice sculptor Alessandro Ceccarini after having seen his copies ...

2.6.1843

Angelo Bezzi

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Bezzi is in financial difficulties and asks Thorvaldsen to give him his statuette Dice Player, G2...

September - december 1845 (2.-4.9.1841)

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Omnes

Description of Thorvaldsen’s visit to the sculptor Hiram Powers’ workshop in Florence...