The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to S

Self-Portraits by Thorvaldsen

See also: Portraits, Depicting Thorvaldsen · Self-Portraits by Others · Self-Portrait 1794, Provenance of Thorvaldsen's

8.5.1797

Margrethe Ackermann, Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is grateful for his son’s last letter and happy that he has arrived safely a...

11.3.1803

Jørgen West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Jørgen West asks what to do about the bust of Tyge Rothe, A225, which is in the care of Nicolai A...

20.10.1805

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen takes leave of his son and apologizes for his last letter. He writes that he...

3.7.1810

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hans West

Thorvaldsen writes a receipt for payment of a self-portrait bust commissioned by Hans West, Berte...

7.7.1810

Hans West

Christian 8.

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

18.7.1810

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hans West

Thorvaldsen writes a receipt for payment of a self-portrait bust commissioned by Hans West, Berte...

8.8.1810

Friederike Brun

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

26.10.1810

Hans West

C.F. Høyer, Bertel Thorvaldsen

West tells Thorvaldsen and Høyer about his journey from Rome to Florence. The letter deals primar...

5.3.1811

Hans West

Bertel Thorvaldsen

This cutting is from a newspaper describes Hans West’s art collection in Copenhagen as a meeting ...

20.11.1816

Hans Carl Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon reminisces about his journey to Rome and hopes to see Thorvaldsen the following year dur...

1.12.1822

Cecilia Tantini

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Cecilia Tantini writes to convey Conrad Rantzau’s request to send his portrait bust, cf. A211, to...

17.4.1823

Friedrich Bluhme

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Friedrich Bluhme has tried in vain to see Thorvaldsen personally and therefore writes on Tantini’...

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

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

31.8.1826

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Sommariva

Thorvaldsen explains that G.B. Sommariva wanted to be portrayed at full length together with Thor...

8.6.1830

Peder Horrebow Haste

Just Mathias Thiele

Haste replies to a letter from Thiele requesting information about Thorvaldsen. He states that hi...

25.9.1831

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen har set et portræt af Thorvaldsen i Milano.

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 ...

5.10.1833

H.C. Andersen

H.C. Andersen

Andersen visits the cemetery Campo Santo in Pisa, where he sees Thorvaldsen’s relief Monument to ...

28.10.1840

Just Mathias Thiele

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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

16.3.1843

J.S. Møsting, Ordenskapitlet

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The College of Arms urges Thorvaldsen to send his device and a drawing of his coat of arms.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 2nd part of YY in all.

C. 1844-1845

Christine Stampe

Omnes

The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 7th part of YY in all.

20.6.1844

J.F. Schouw

Just Mathias Thiele

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

1.4.1845

Gustav Edvard Brock

Eksekutorerne for Thorvaldsens bo

Brock sends the list of the objects in Thorvaldsen’s estate that Christine Stampe lays clai...