CORNELIS VAN HAARLEM
(b. 1562, Haarlem, d. 1638, Haarlem)
Nymphs Discussing the Petrifying Effects of the Head of Medusa1610
Oil on panel, 49 x 66 cm
This painting depicts the scene when Perseus washing his hands after liberating Andromeda and placing the head of Medusa on a bed of leaves and sea weed.