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Le Radeau de la Méduse (The Raft of the Medusa)

On July 5, 1816, the passengers and crew of the shipwrecked French frigate Méduse abandoned 147 people on a makeshift raft in a gale off the coast of Africa. When the raft was found 13 days later only 15 people were still alive. The incident inspired Théodore Géricault's painting Le Radeau de la Méduse (The Raft of the Medusa). [more inside]
posted by kirkaracha on Aug 31, 2012 - 34 comments

 
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