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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Gustave Moreau (French Symbolist Painter, 1826-1898)


Gustave Moreau was a French Symbolist painter whose main emphasis was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures. As a painter, Moreau appealed to the imaginations of some Symbolist writers and artists.Moreau became a professor at Paris' École des Beaux-Arts in 1891 and among his many students were the fauvist painters, Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault. Jules Flandrin, Theodor Pallady and Léon Printemps also studied with Moreau. Moreau died in Paris and was buried there in the Cimetière de Montmartre.
Prometheus
Saint George, 1869
Hesiod Muse
Jupiter and Semele
Oedipus und die Sphinx
The Chimera
The Unicorn, 1895
Copy of Raphael s Cherub, 1858
Sappho in Leucadia
Fairy and Griffon
Phaethon
The Unicorne, 1885
Galatea
The Young Poet
Salom Dancing Before Herod, 1876
 Diomedes Being Eaten by his Horses
Diomedes Being Eaten by his Horses
The Apparition
The Apparition
The Triumph of Alexander the Great
Apollo and The Nine Muses, 1856
The Daughters of Thespius, 1853
 Dalila
Dalila
Pieta
Orpheus

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