Monday, June 13, 2011

Edgar Maxence (1871-1954)

French Symbolist painter Edgar Maxence (1871-1954) studied under Moreau and was later associated with the Salon de la Rose+Croix in the mid-1890s. While Moreau’s influence is obvious so too is that of the Pre-Raphaelites.

Edgar Maxence, L'âme de la forêt (The Soul of the Forest), 1898

Edgar Maxence, Rosa Mystica, 1890s

Edgar Maxence, Femme à l’orchidée

Edgar Maxence, Profile with Peacock, 1896

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