• Presumably no earlier than 1829 - No later than 1840
  • Sculpture > Relief

Explanation

  • Like a sculptor, Prometheus is here seen creating the first human being out of clay, while the goddess Minerva endows it with a soul in the shape of a butterfly (the image of the soul), which she places on his head.

Dimension

  • Diameter 80.5 cm
  • Corvette Galathea, Livorno-Copenhagen, 8.8.1833 - 20.9.1833
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