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Shipwreck of the Medusa

A work made of pen lithograph in black on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of pen lithograph in black on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1820

Artist:

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault (French, 1791-1824) and Nicolas Toussaint Charlet (French, 1792-1845)
printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel (German and English, 1789-1850)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault

Title

Shipwreck of the Medusa

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1820

Medium

Pen lithograph in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 10 × 15.9 cm (3 15/16 × 6 5/16 in.); Sheet: 17.4 × 24.4 cm (6 7/8 × 9 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1992.175

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