Sunday, September 4, 2011

Jean Delville (1867-1953)

Jean Delville (1867-1953) was a Belgian Symbolist painter, and one of the key figures in the Symbolist Movement. He was deeply involved in various occultist activities, and wrote widely on both art and on esoteric philosophies.

Jean Delville, Dante Drinking the Waters of the Lethe, 1919

Jean Delville, Medusa, 1891

Jean Delville, Orpheus, 1893

Jean Delville, The Sacred Dance, 1914

Jean Delville, The School of Silence, 1929

Jean Delville, The Women of Eleusis, 1931

1 comment:

  1. His interest in occultist activities transpires into the work. His Medusa is haunting.