Not earlier than April 1800 - not later than October 1800
Begins the first clay model of Jason with the Golden Fleece, cf. A52.
Letter dated 4.4.1800 from Thorvaldsen to Abildgaard.
Letter dated 24.10.1800 from Thorvaldsen to the Academy of Fine Arts.
Thiele I, p. 158-159, writes that the model is begun in October 1800, but besides the above-mentioned letter dated 24.10.1800, in which the model is said to be in progress, the basis of this very precise statement is not known.