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Maker(s):Chifflart, François-Nicolas
Culture:French (1825-1901)
Title:Pérsée (Perseus)
Date Made:1867
Materials:etching on paper
Measurements:sheet: 19 in x 12 1/4 in ; 48.3 cm x 31.1 cm; plate: 12 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in ; 32.1 cm x 24.1 cm; image: 12 3/8 in x 9 3/16 in ; 31.4 cm x 23.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1982.86
Credit Line:Museum Purchase
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Plate 288: Perseus, nude but wearing cape and helmet, standing beside corpse of Medusa, holding head; from the fifth volume of prints produced by the Société des Aquafortistes.

mythology; deities; nudes; men; heads; killing; heroes; narrative

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