Oedipus and the Sphinx by Gustave Moreau

The works of Gustave Moreau, a French artist, were closely associated with symbolism. But the nature of his work was different. The main principle of the artist was the principle

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Unicorns by Gustave Moreau

Very often, the source of Moro’s inspiration became works of medieval art. The artist believed that medieval symbols could be used to spiritualize contemporary art. Moreau hundreds of times copied

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Samson and Delilah by Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau was brought up in the classical Western tradition, but a great influence on the artist had his acquaintance with the exotic culture of distant countries, from different times

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Jason and Medea by Gustave Moreau

French painter Gustave Moreau painted his paintings for religious, mythological and allegorical paintings throughout his life. His works were very popular among his contemporaries. In 1865, the artist creates the

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Inspiration by Gustave Moreau

Traditionally, watercolor was considered a “low genre”, but from about the middle of the 19th century, people began to take it more seriously. In his early years, Moreau used watercolor

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Messalina by Gustave Moreau

Messallina is the third spouse of Emperor Claudius, the mother of Claudius Octavia and the famous Britannica, a power-hungry and influential Roman, remembered by descendants for her lecherous character. Changing

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Hesiod and Muse by Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau “Hesiod and Muse”. Description of the painting Gustave Moreau studied at the School of Fine Arts in Paris under Theodore Chasserio. The artist was fond of ancient Greek

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Tesea’s Daughters by Gustave Moreau

Despite the distrust of female nature, even on the slope of his life, Moreau continued to write a female nude in the tradition of Ingres, mastered by the artist through

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Tattooed Salome by Gustave Moreau

Moreau began to paint this painting around 1874, but it remained unfinished. Details of the situation and the tattoo on the body of Salome speak of Moro’s increased interest in

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