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Gustave Moreau - Self portrait

Gustave Moreau

The symbolist painter Gustave Moreau (1825 – 1898) is known for the vivid images he created of biblical scenes and mythological fantasies. The painting of Moses, tells of God’s refusal to allow Moses to step foot in the Promised land. Moreau invented Moses’ humble gesture of removing his sandals. Behind the prophet, the people are […]

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