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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer


c. 1854

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G323
Medusa, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
Medusa: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Marble
Size: 27 1/4 x 21 x 9 1/2 in. (69.22 x 53.34 x 24.13 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and inscription On back, incised: [HARRIET HOSMER/ ROME]
Physical Description: bust of a woman with a cluster of small snakes at the front of her head, wings at the side of her head; intertwined snakes below her breasts
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Walter C. and Mary C. Briggs Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 2003.125
Artist: Harriet Hosmer, American, 1830-1908
Role: Artist
Life Dates: American, 1830-1908
Added to Site: March 1, 2009