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Celebrated by young artists from Munich at a party in Knorr’s beer cellar in Marsfeld. Poems and a play are performed.

Primary sources

  • Poem dated 20.7.1841 from Friedrich Beck til Thorvaldsen (the poem evidently written down the day after the party).
  • Play dated 19.7.1841 by Felix von Schiller.
  • [Ludwig Schorn]: ‘Aus dem Münchner Kunst- und Künstlerleben’, in: Kunst-Blatt, nr. 68, 26.8.1841, (reports on the event in detail).

Other references

  • Thiele IV, p. 163-164.

Last updated 08.10.2014