The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on 22.4.1801

The clay model for Thorvaldsen’s statue Jason with the Golden Fleece, A52, in its first version, which he destroyed in the spring of 1802 because he could not afford to cast it in plaster, see Thiele I, p. 165 and 172.
Regarding the making of Jason, see the related article.
Ordet Fliis, properly spelt vlies, from Dutch means sheepskin, see Ordbog over det danske Sprog.

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