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Back to 1838

Not later than April 1838

Vulcan, A8 in marble is begun in Thorvaldsen’s Roman workshop. The statue was later transported to Copenhagen and completed 1861.
Originally planned as a never realized decoration inside Christiansborg Palace consisting of Vulcan, and versions of Mars and Cupid, cf. A6, and Venus with the Apple, cf. A853.

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