Michael Hartley

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Théodore Géricault's Morgue-Based Preparatory Paintings for "Raft of the Medusa," A Guest Post by Paul Koudounaris

Théodore Géricault’s Morgue Studies, Pioneering French Romantic artist Théodore Géricault is best known for painting The Raft of the Medusa. The over-life-sized artwork depicts the survivors of.

detail. ''Art in the Romantic spirit increasingly centers on the powerful forces of nature, and the belief that emotion is stronger than reason. Romanticists believed that truth could be sought and found in the feeling and emotion of private experience more so than in political or religious doctrine or rules of reason. They believe that reality is defined within the self and not in the external man made environment. The Romanticists' individualism sometimes resulted in his alienation.''

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Details of The Raft of the Medusa, Theodore Gericault   1819 Oil on canvas 491 x 716 cm Paris,musee du Louvre

Details of The Raft of the Medusa, Theodore Gericault 1819 Oil on canvas 491 x 716 cm Paris,musee du Louvre

Western Medusa has Red Hair, from the haight.  love that she also looks like Alan Moore's Promethea. and excellent start

Western Medusa has Red Hair, from the haight. love that she also looks like Alan Moore's Promethea. and excellent start