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The Raft 1

Comment

 

A GRIEVOUS SCENE ABOARD THE RAFT OF THE MEDUSA IN WHICH DESPERATE SURVIVORS, WRACKED BY CONSCIENCE, REALIZE THAT PROVISIONS ARE INSUFFICIENT AND TAKE THE TRAGIC BUT NECESSARY DECISION TO SACRIFICE THE WOUNDED IN ORDER THAT THEY THEMSELVES MIGHT HAVE A GREATER CHANCE OF SURVIVAL.

'The Raft of the Medusa' is a painting by Gericault.

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The Raft 2
The Raft of The Medusa 1

Year

Size

Medium

 

1996

2mtr x 1.5mtr

Acrylic Paint on Paper with Framed Print, Burnt Wood and Flotsam.