The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Jason and the Hope Commission

Friederike Brun must have been mistaken with respect to the size of the first clay model, which she here represents as having been in one-and-a-half life size; see the article above, in which Thorvaldsen’s own statements are cited to the effect that the first clay model was produced in natural size, i.e., life size.

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