Perseus Beheading Medusa I

Andre Racz, American (born Romania), 1916 - 1994



Soft-ground etching and engraving on medium weight cream wove paper

Proof impression AA

Plate: 21 3/8 × 14 3/4 in. (54.3 × 37.4 cm)

Sheet: 22 13/16 × 18 1/8 in. (58 × 46.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from the Cremer Foundation in memory of J. Theodor Cremer



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right: Andres Racz 1944; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Perseus beheading Medusa I; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: AA[circled]

Course History

WGST 51.8, The Femme Fatale in Literature, Film, and Myth, Paul Carranza, Spring 2014

CLST 4, Classical Mythology, Pramit Chaudhuri, Summer 2014

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

CLST 04, Classical Mythology, Simone Oppen - INDEPENDENT VIEWING, Fall 2019


Charles M. Young, Fine Prints & Drawings, Portland, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2004.

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