The Rock of Doom
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This picture shows Perseus, having killed Medusa and holding her head in his hand, encountering Andromeda outside the town of Joppa, where she is chained to a rock. She is to be sacrificed to a sea monster in order to pacify the gods, whom her mother, Cassiopeia, offended.

See Burne-Jones' other paintings dealing with Perseus, Medusa, and Andromeda:

Owner/Location: Staatsgalerie Stuttgart  (Germany - Stuttgart)
Dates: 1885-1888
Artist age:Approximately 55 years old.
Dimensions: Unknown
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member chris_mccormick on 05 November 2001.
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