Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Gustave Moreau painted a number of images of Salome, but Salome Dancing Before Herod from 1876 is considered to be his masterpiece. I love the fertility statues in the background and the lurid, dreamy 'Oriental' atmosphere of the painting. Click the picture to see a larger version- it's worth it.
Posted by Rufus at 7:21 PM