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Gustave Moreau

Pittacus the Tyrant in War Costume, 1883

Graphite with watercolor on wove paper
13 1/16 × 7 3/16 in
33.2 × 18.3 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall: 33.1 x 18.2 cm (13 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
overall: 33.1 x 18.2 cm (13 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Gustave Moreau
French, 1826–1898
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A leading Symbolist, Gustave Moreau painted fantastical and mythological subject matter in a …

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A leading Symbolist, Gustave Moreau painted fantastical and mythological subject matter in a painterly and sensuous style. Moreau was influenced by the Romanticism of Eugène Delacroix and Théodore Chassériau (his teacher), but focused on the femme-fatales and virgins often associated with Symbolist painting. Salome …

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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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overall: 33.1 x 18.2 cm (13 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
overall: 33.1 x 18.2 cm (13 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Gustave Moreau
French, 1826–1898
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A leading Symbolist, Gustave Moreau painted fantastical and mythological subject matter in a …

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A leading Symbolist, Gustave Moreau painted fantastical and mythological subject matter in a painterly and sensuous style. Moreau was influenced by the Romanticism of Eugène Delacroix and Théodore Chassériau (his teacher), but focused on the femme-fatales and virgins often associated with Symbolist painting. Salome …

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Gustave Moreau

Pittacus the Tyrant in War Costume, 1883

Graphite with watercolor on wove paper
13 1/16 × 7 3/16 in
33.2 × 18.3 cm
Permanent collection
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