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Sea Centaur Battles Sea Monster

Above at left, a monster with ram head and butterfly wings. A young centaur seen from left and back, has horn in left hand and swinging a fish with right. Young satyr stepping on his tail. Below, monster at right, centaur has seized it with left hand. Upon centaur's back lies awoman.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors...

c. 1805
Black chalk on off white laid paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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