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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)

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Artist

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault

Title

Shipwreck of the Medusa

Origin

France

Date

1820

Medium

Pen lithograph in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

100 × 159 mm (image); 174 × 244 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

John H. Wrenn Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1992.175

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