Artist Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet, French, 1792-1845
Artist Théodore Géricault, French, 1791-1824
Printer Hullmandel's Lithography, English, active 19th century
Title
  • Shipwreck of the Meduse
Date 1820
Medium lithograph printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 3 7/8 × 6 1/4 inches (9.8 × 15.9 cm)
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 8 3/4 inches (16.5 × 22.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ellen Sharp
Accession Number 1998.206
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on stone, lower center: SHIPWRECK OF THE MEDUSE. | C. Hullmandel's Lithography.
Inscribed, in pencil, lower center: Lithographie Originale de Géricault
Inscribed, on verso, lower left: Clément No. 24 (R) | D-79 (1820) | finished by Charlet; lower center: L 20 (British pounds)
Ellen Sharp;
1998-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)