The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Jason and the Hope Commission

On the other hand, at Thiele II, pp. 199-200 and p. 208, Thiele also describes Thorvaldsen as quick at modeling. Here he writes that Thorvaldsen’s “Alexander Frieze,” A503, nearly 35 m long, was modeled in just three months, i.e., 12-16 weeks.

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