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Posted December 7, 2020

Gustave Moreau’s “Archeological Allegory”

Scott Allan

Against the supposed claims of such work to historical authenticity, Moreau formulated a principle of “archeological allegory,” which entailed the use of archeological source material in highly eccentric, deliberately anachronistic ways in his compositions.

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