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Bertel Thorvaldsen

Kunstakademiet, København

Thorvaldsen regrets that his report to the Royal Academy has been delayed. He would have liked to...


Johan Jacob Ekman

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ekman has received the things he forgot in Rome and wonders why he hasn’t received any letter fro...


J.C. Ulrich

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Ulrich has negotiated with the shipping firm of Jaume & Schwarz regarding Thorvaldsen’s two c...


Poul Scheel

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Scheel thanks Thorvaldsen for having accepted his assignment. He further specifies his order for ...


Gotskalk Thorvaldsen

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Gotskalk Thorvaldsen is happy to have received a letter from Thorvaldsen as rumours in Copenhagen...

Tidligst september 1807, senest august 1810

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Conrad Rantzau

Thorvaldsen tells Conrad Rantzau that his bust, cf. A211, is ready to be shipped, and that the re...


Georg Zoëga

Herman Schubart

Zoëga writes that Thorvaldsen has returned to Rome and is very depressed about the bombardment of...


Herman Schubart

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schubart urges Thorvaldsen to come to Montenero.


Laurits Engelstoft

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Engelstoft writes that Marcus Gerhard Rosencrone will soon send the pictorial material that Thorv...


Charlotte Schimmelmann

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Schimmelmann is happy that the baptismal font, cf. A555,1, A555,2, A555,3, A555,4 is finished. Sh...


P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted has been on a short trip to Leghorn to get some money. He has visited Montenero and ask...


P.O. Brøndsted

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Brøndsted wonders why he has had no answer to the commission for a monument transmitted in his la...


Henrik Vilhelm Lundbye

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Lundbye thanks Thorvaldsen for his promise to perform a task for him in Italy. He asks Thorvaldse...

March-April 1842

Christine Stampe


The script of Christine Stampe’s memoirs on Thorvaldsen. This is the 40th part of 60 in all.