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The Raft of the Medusa

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Courtesy: Foto Amsterdam Museum, René Gerritsen

The Raft of the Medusa

Artist/ Creator
Dirk Meesters (copy after Théodore Géricault)
Title
The Raft of the Medusa
Year
1914-1950
Technique
Oil on canvas
Size
110 x 160 cm
Inventorynumber
SA 2643
Category
Paintings

Museum

Amsterdam Museum

Conclusion

No information is available about who owned this painting before it passed to Stichting 1940-1945.

Explanation

The painting was abandoned by retreating Germans.

Reconstruction origin

Before 1950
Stichting 1940-1945, Amsterdam

Museum inventory

1950
Donated to the museum by Stichting 1940-1945

Museum inventory

1950 <> present day
Amsterdam Museum