At the end of his life, Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) decided to transform his house into a museum that would bring together most of his work. He had some enlargement work done, and took many of his earlier compositions in large format. He died before being able to realize the hanging of which his universal legatee, Henri Rupp, took charge. The museum opened in 1903. It brings together 6,000 works by the painter.

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Gustave Moreau. The Fables of La Fontaine

12 February 2021 17 May 2021
This exhibition is an event and the culmination of a dream that until now seemed unattainable. It offers the public the privilege of discovering sixty-four watercolour masterpieces illustrating La Fontaine's Fables by Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) at the request of Antony Roux (1833-1913), one of his main collectors. Never exhibited since 1906 and originally reserved solely for the enjoyment of the commissioner wishing...

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