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The Medusa is a painting stolen in The Medusa Plot. Amy and Dan Cahill and their team were forced to steal it under threat of the Vespers to harm the hostages.

The Medusa


Caravaggio painted two versions of Medusa, the first in 1596 and the other presumably in 1597. The first version, also known as Murtula, by the name of the poet who wrote about it (48×55 cm) is signed Michel A F (Latin: Michel Angelo Fecit) and is in private hands; the second version is slightly bigger (60×55 cm) and is not signed.


It is held in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, but in the book, the original is hidden in the Colosseum.

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