Perseus with the Head of Medusa, Turning Phineus and his Followers to Stone
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paper
20.4 × 48.7 cm (8 1/16 × 19 3/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard E. Danielson
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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. 364 and 366, no. 583 (ill.).
McCullagh & Giles 583
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