Jason and Medea is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style created by John William Waterhouse in 1907.
The painting depicts the Colchian princess, Medea, preparing a magic potion for Jason to enable him to complete the tasks set for him by her father, Aeëtes.
Medea's determined facial expression shows a characterization consistent with that of Greek literature, particularly Euripides' tragedy Medea.
The painting is thematically and visually similar to Waterhouse's The Magic Circle.
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