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The Rescue of the Survivors of the Raft of the Medusa

A work made of pen and brown ink, over traces of graphite, on tan wove paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, over traces of graphite, on tan wove paper.

Date:

c. 1818

Artist:

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault
French, 1791-1824

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault

Title

The Rescue of the Survivors of the Raft of the Medusa

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1818–1824

Medium

Pen and brown ink, over traces of graphite, on tan wove paper

Dimensions

22.5 × 30.1 cm (8 7/8 × 11 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Margaret Day Blake Fund income

Reference Number

1973.721

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