Gustave Moreau - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Gustave Moreau

Style: Symbolism;Romanticism

Place: Paris

Born: 1826

Death: 1898

Nationality: France


Gustave Moreau (6 April 1826 - 18 April 1898) was a French Symbolist painter whose main focus was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures. As a painter of literary ideas rather than visual images, Moreau appealed to the imaginations of some Symbolist writers and artists, who saw him as a precursor to their movement. Biography Moreau w...