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September - October 1818

At general Laval Nugent and his wife Giovanna Nugent’s place in Napoli, Thorvaldsen studies an arabic horse, which Józef Poniatowski has ridden, and makes sketches for a model of the horse, A125, which is later integrated into the equestrian statue, cf. A123.

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