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

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

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

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