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Mossa’s Salomés

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Salomé (1901). Monsieur Wiley prompted this post by drawing my attention to the picture above. I’d already seen another Salomé by Gustav Adolf Mossa on this page a few days ago but resisted the temptation to mention it. A bit more searching revealed yet another Mossa rendering of the theme which perhaps isn’t so surprising […]

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The art of Gustav Adolf Mossa, 1883–1971

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Self-portrait. A French artist and another late Symbolist painter whose idiosyncracies point to Surrealism but whose obsession with femmes fatales looks back to the preoccupations of the fin de siècle. If you don’t mind the implicit misogyny there’s a lot more to be seen here and here. Elle (1906). Le baiser d’Hélène (1905). Bruges-la-morte (1911). […]

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