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14.10.1819 Attends Princess Vilhelmine’s admittance to the Royal Shooting Society. Meets Jens Kragh Høst again.
6.9.1820 Arrives at Dresden late in the evening.
7.9.1820 Visits the picture gallery (Gemäldegalerie) in Dresden in the morning, the collection of antiques in the afternoon, and spends the evening, probably in the house of Ludwig Tieck (1773-1853).
8.9.1820 Visits the Gemäldegalerie in Dresden again (cf. 7.9.1820) and other collections.
9.9.1820 Attends a lecture by Karl August Böttiger. In the afternoon another visit to the Gemäldegalerie (cf. 7.9.1820 and 8.9.1820), but this time alone. Sees the opera Elisabetta, regina d’Inghilterra by Gioachino Rossini in the evening accompanied by Louis Philippe de Bombelles.
10.9.1820 Celebration party in the evening at the painter Friedrich Matthäi. At 10 o’clock he is cheered by the students of the Academy of Fine Arts with music, torchlight procession, and a speech.
11.9.1820 Spends the day with Franz Pettrich and meets again with Karl August Böttiger in Dresden.
5.10. - 14.10.1820 In Warsaw Alexander 1., A715 poses for his portrait.
15.10.1820 Alexander 1. modtager Thorvaldsen i audiens i Warszawa som tak for portrættet, A715. Har dagen før modtaget en ring fra kejseren.
14.10.1825 Elected member of the Koninklijke Akademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Antwerp.
Completed October 1831 Ludwig 1.’s version of Adonis, cf. A53, marble, Neue Pinakothek, Munich is finished. The statue was commissioned autumn 1808.
14.10.1842 Arrives at Kassel by stagecoach and takes rooms at the hotel zum König von Preussen.