Medusa (Caravaggio)  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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mythological painting

Caravaggio painted two versions of Medusa, the first in 1596 and the other presumably in 1597, The first version also known as Murtula, by the name of the poet who wrote about it (48x55 cm) is signed Michel A F, (Michel Angelo Fecit) and is in private hands whilst the second version, slightly bigger (60 x 55 cm) is not signed and is in the Uffizi, Florence.

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