The Golden Fleece (Medea), 2021, Gilded black stoneware. © Claire Partington

The Golden Fleece (Medea), 2021, Gilded black stoneware. © Claire Partington

The Golden Fleece (Medea), 2021, Gilded black stoneware. © Claire Partington

The Golden Fleece (Medea), 2021, Gilded black stoneware. © Claire Partington

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The Golden Fleece (Medea)

2021

H 100cm x  W 26cm x  D 25cm

Gilded black stoneware

Figure based on the character of Medea from Greek Mythology.

She was instrumental in helping Jason find the Golden Fleece. A popular subject throughout Art History, she is depicted in the stories as a ruthless witch who killed her own children and brother.