Citation"Perseus Slaying Medusa
(Giovanni Battista Foggini)(Previously attributed to Jean Delcour)(Previously attributed to French 17th century Unidentified Artist) , 1949.67.A,” Harvard Art Museums collections online, Sep 22, 2023, https://hvrd.art/o/229020.
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A man wearing a helmet with plumage on top, armor, and a flowing cloak raises a sword over his head with his right hand. In his left hand he holds a shield in front of himself as he plants his right foot in between the legs of a woman lying on her back on the ground in front of him. The woman throws back her head, from which not hair, but many small, writhing snakes are growing. Her hands are outstretched in a gesture of helplessness as he thrusts the sword downward