Medusa

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Rectangular gessoed canvas, white. Fabric: canvas-like, black and white lines forming a wave-like pattern, covering 3/6ths of the canvas, adhered 2/6ths up from the bottom of the painting. Centered in the upper half of the fabric area, a white canvas-like fabric is adhered, shaped in the profile (facing viewers left) of a human head with medusa-like hair. Four canvas-like red fabric, with small random white skeleton design, snakes are adhered to profile. Two snakes linked in the
Accession Number
1986/6.1
Artist Name
Jose Ramon Lerma
Artist Date
b. 1930
Attribution Culture
Creation Date
1981
Dimensions
60 H x 20 W
Classification
Credit Line
Gift of Jose Ramon Lerma, in memory of my padres Senor Ambrosio Lerma Para 1899-1982 and Senora Natalia Casas Marquez de Lerma 1908-1984
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