Posts tagged: france
arsvitaest:A Peri by Gustave Moreau. via The Pictorial Arts“In Persian mythology, peris are descended from fallen angels who have been denied paradise until they have done penance. In earlier sources they are described as agents of evil; later, they are benevolent. They are exquisite, winged, fairy-like creatures ranking between angels and evil spirits.” source
hurkilaspesnes: Der Tod Sapphos (Gustave Moreau)
spanghew: Galatea by Gustave Moreau 1880. Oil painting.
fivefifteen:Gustave Moreau, The Apparition (1874-76)