FEUERBACH, Anselm Friedrich
(b. 1829, Speyer, d.1880, Venezia)
Oil on canvas, 198 x 396 cm
Neue Pinakothek, Munich
Medea is an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides, based upon the myth of Jason and Medea. The protagonist Medea is abandoned by her husband Jason and in revenge kills the children they have had.