Gustave Moreau (1826-1898; French symbolist painter):

Gustave Moreau (1826-1898; French symbolist painter):

3/6/2021, 6:32:31 PM
Gustave Moreau (1826-1898; French symbolist painter): Jupiter and Semele (detail), 1894-95, Musée National Gustave-Moreau (Moreau Museum), Paris #GustaveMoreau #Moreau #Jupiter #JupiterandSemele #Symbolism #Symbolism #pittore #pittura #pintor #pintura #peintre #peinture #Arte #artista #artwork #Maler #Malerei #oilpainting #artgallery #masterpiece #masters #artpiece #painting #painter Jupiter and Semele depicts a moment from the classical myth of the mortal woman Semele, mother of the god Dionysus, and her lover, Jupiter, the king of the gods. She was treacherously advised by the goddess Juno, Jupiter’s wife, to ask him to appear to her in all his divine splendor. He obliged, but, in so doing, brought about her violent death by his divine thunder and lightning.

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