The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

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Not later than 11.6.1818 Atanazy Raczyński commissions a marble copy of Ganymede Offering the Cup, cf. A41, finished spring 1821, today in the National Museum Poznań, Polen.
10.6.1819 Awarded the Austrian Order of the Iron Crown (third class) by Frans 1.
15.2.1820 Godfather to Maria Liebenberg in Copenhagen.
24.11.1832 - 11.6.1835 Considers travel to Copenhagen, but postpones the plan.
9.6.1841 Arrives in Dresden, stays at the Hôtel de France.
9.6.1841 Meets J.C. Dahl and sees Mozart’s Don Giovanni in the recently inaugurated court theatre in Dresden.
10.6.1841 Dinner with J.C. Dahl is interrupted in favour of a visit to Friedrich August 2. of Saxony at Schloss Pillnitz.
Presumably 11.6.1841 Dinner with the Saxon minister Bernhard von Lindenau (1779-1854) on Brühl’s Terrace in Dresden.
12.6.1841 Dinner at the house of the banker Martin Wilhelm Oppenheim (1781-1863) in the Villa Rosa, desined by the architect Gottfried Semper (1803-1879). Among those present is the banker’s son-in-law, August Grahl.
12.6.1841 In the evening, a gala performance in the Court Theatre in Dresden, hosted by Friedrich August 2. of Saxony, with an epilogue in Thorvaldsens’s honour. Subsequent banquet at the theatre.