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Thorvaldsen's Works, Receipt of

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Luigi Basiletti

Paolo Tosio

Basiletti tells Tosio that he has received the sculpture Ganymede with Jupiter’s Eagle, cf. A44. ...


Theodor von der Ropp

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ropp thanks Thorvaldsen after having received Briseis and Achilles, cf. A490, Venus with the Appl...


B.S. Ingemann, Børge Henrik Knap


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Caroline von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt

During transportation to Berlin, the bust of Wilhelm von Humboldt has been damaged. Caroline von ...


Bertel Thorvaldsen

Luigi Porro Lambertenghi

Thorvaldsen conveys his thanks for the valuable box and the words of praise that he has received ...

Tidligst 10.8.1821, senest ultimo 1822

Karl Pfyffer von Altishofen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Pfyffer von Altishoffen sends Thorvaldsen some material regarding the monument Dying lion (The Lu...


Christian 8.

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Describes the inauguration of the monument Dying Lion (The Lucerne Lion), cf. A119, in Lucerne, w...


Giovanni Battista Sommariva

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Sommariva thanks Thorvaldsen for having sent the portrait busts of Christian (8.) Frederik and Ca...


François Gabriel de Bray

Bertel Thorvaldsen

De Bray has received the crates with the two reliefs Night, cf. A369, and Day, cf. A370, and his ...


Conrad Rantzau

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Rantzau writes from Nice, where he is staying in his capacity of travelling companion to Prince F...


Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

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John Cam Hobhouse

Bertel Thorvaldsen

In his capacity of chairman of a committee, Hobhouse asks Thorvaldsen if he will accept a commiss...


Jørgen Knudtzon

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Knudtzon reports that Thorvaldsen’s statues of Venus, A853, Ganymede Offering the Cup, A85...


Thomas Hope

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Hope gratefully acknowledges receipt of Jason with the Golden Fleece, A822, the portrait busts of...

Efter 22.1.1833

Dorota Barbara Czartoryska

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Czartoryska encloses a note from Zofia Potocka and emphasizes that the latter is very pleased wit...

Presumably after 1836, before 1841

F. Alleyne McGeachy

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Alleyne McGeachy recommends his wife’s younger brother to Thorvaldsen, hoping that the sculptor w...


Verein für Schiller's Denkmal

Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Association declares the Schiller Monument completed after the unveiling ceremony on the eve ...



Bertel Thorvaldsen

The Committee is pleased to have received Thorvaldsen’s sketch of the statue for the Goethe monum...