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Dinner with J.C. Dahl is interrupted in favour of a visit to Friedrich August 2. of Saxony at Schloss Pillnitz.

Primary sources

  • Bärbel Stephan: ‘Thorvaldsens Aufenthalt im Juni des Jahres 1841 in der sächsischen Haupt- und Residenzstadt Dresden und auf dem Landschloß Maxen’, in: Sonderdruck aus der Anzeiger des Germanischen Nationalmuseums 1994, p. 26 (here, however, the date is not mentioned).
  • Rigmor Stampe (ed.): Baronesse Stampes Erindringer om Thorvaldsen, Copenhagen 1912, p. 122 (states incorrectly that the date of arrival in Dresden was 11.6.1841, but writes that the dinner with the King took place the day after the arrival, i.e. 10.6.).

Other references

Last updated 17.07.2019