Appearance by Gustave Moreau

For the show at the Salon, Moreau chose the watercolor version, and left this oil painting in the workshop along with two other, smaller canvases, which also showed scenes with

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Bathsheba by Gustave Moreau

According to the Bible, Bathsheba was a woman of rare beauty. King David, walking on the roof of his palace, saw Beersheba bathing downstairs. Her husband, Uriah the Hittite, was

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Sirens by Gustave Moreau

From the 1870s, Moro’s heightened interest in color led the artist to experiment with an abstract composition, the basis of which was a bold, carefully thought out contrast of tones.

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Jupiter and Semela by Gustave Moreau

Not a single canvas demonstrates Moreau’s faith in the “need for luxury” as vividly as the painting “Jupiter and Semele,” on which the artist worked on for several years. He

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Prometheus by Gustave Moreau

Retelling the myth of Titan Prometheus, who stole fire from the gods and gave it to people, is not particularly necessary. This myth is not without reason one of the

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Phaeton by Gustave Moreau

The first car inevitably had to be like a wagon or cart – after all, it was created not from scratch, but on the principle of analogy, similarity. Carts and

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