Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Gustave Moreau

French Symbolist painter Gustave Moreau lived from 1826 to 1898. The subjects of his paintings were often religious or mythological.

 Apparition, c.1874-6.

 Dream of the Orient or The Peri, c.1881.

 Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra, 1875-6.

 Night, c.1880.

 Oedipus and the Sphinx, 1864.

 Phaethon, 1878.

 The Mystic Flower, c.1890.
This is one of my favourites, I just love the atmosphere it projects.

 Hesiod and the Muse.

 Europa and the Bull, c.1869.

Prometheus, 1868.

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