The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

The genesis of Jason with the Golden Fleece

  • Stig Miss,, 2003
  • This is a re-publication of the article:

    Stig Miss: ‘The genesis of Jason with the Golden Fleece’, in: Meddelelser fra Thorvaldsens Museum (Communications from the Thorvaldsens Museum) p. 2003, p. 11-17.

    For a presentation of the article in its original appearance in Danish, please see this facsimile scan.


The article provides a chronological and systematic account of the contents of the most important sources we have regarding the genesis of Bertel Thorvaldsen’s sculpture Jason with the Golden Fleece.

Last updated 11.05.2017