Théodore géricault, raft of the medusa, oil on canvas, 193 x 282 inches, 1818-19 (musée du louvre, paris) speakers: dr beth harris and dr steven zucker. The official interactive web site of the museum secrets tv documentary series produced by kensington communications, featuring the vatican museums, the louvre. In june of 1816, the ship medusa set sail with three other ships to the senegalese port of saint-louis, which had been given to the french by the british as a show of.
The raft of the medusa ( french : le radeau de la méduse ) is an oil painting of 1818–1819 by the french romantic painter and lithographer théodore géricault. French frigate méduse (1810) dr lecter's mind wanders to géricault's anatomical studies for the raft of the medusa while waiting for senator martin.
A wrenching scene of shipwrecked men helpless in the grips of the ocean, théodore géricault's the raft of the medusa is heralded as one of the most influential. Raft of the medusa my favorite painting in the louvre depicts the grim refugees of a shipwreck painted by théodore géricault.
From musée du louvre, théodore géricault, the raft of the medusa (1818-1819), oil on canvas, 193 1/2 × 282 1/10 in. Two hundred years ago, 147 french sailors and maritime passengers were cast adrift on a raft off west africa they ended up fighting, killing, and eating the dead.
The raft of the medusa:is the large painting entitled the raft of the medusa (c 1819) this work depicts the aftermath of a contemporary french shipwreck, whose. Painted when géricault was just 27 years old, the raft of the medusa is considered an instant classic of the romantic movement in its brutality, realism, and raw. The raft of the medusa the raft of the medusa measures approximately 16' x 23' and was painted by théodore géricault between 1818 and 1819 the painting lives at. Media in category the raft of the medusa the following 50 files are in this category, out of 50 total.
The raft of the medusa (french: le radeau de la méduse [lə ʁado d(ə) la medyz]) is an oil painting of 1818–1819 by the french romantic painter and lithographer. The raft of the medusa—a major work in french 19th-century painting—is generally regarded as an icon of romanticism it depicts an event whose human and political.