Perseus Holding the Head of Medusa, with Pegasus in the Background
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Brush and blue ink and wash, with traces of black chalk, on blue laid paper
29.4 × 22.7 cm (11 5/8 × 8 15/16 in.)
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 334-36, no. 484 (ill.).
McCullagh & Giles 484
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