Perseus & Medusa by Canova

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.)
published on 13 October 2012
Send to Google Classroom:

A marble statue of the pan-Hellenic hero Perseus wearing the cap of Hades (which rendered the wearer invisible) and holding the head of the Gorgon Medusa. (By Antonio Canova, 1804-6 CE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

N.Y.), M. H. (. a. t. M. M. o. A. (2012, October 13). Perseus & Medusa by Canova. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/919/perseus--medusa-by-canova/

Chicago Style

N.Y.), Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,. "Perseus & Medusa by Canova." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 13, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/919/perseus--medusa-by-canova/.

MLA Style

N.Y.), Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,. "Perseus & Medusa by Canova." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Oct 2012. Web. 16 Oct 2021.