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The Muses
-The Mirror of Venus- by Edward Burne-Jones, 1870-76 Mirror of Venus
Edward Burne-Jones
The Muses in the Sacred Wood The Muses in the Sacred Wood
Maurice Denis
The Muses
ucy Wang
  The Sacred Forest Beloved by the Arts and Muses
(Le Bois Sacre Cher aux Arts et aux Muses)
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C./SuperStock 
Dance of Apollo and the Muses
Baldassare Peruzzi
Corbis AV001279 (RM)
Arte & Immagini srl


Individual Muse
The Muse of Painting
John La Farge
Corbis MA05988A (RM)
La Muse Uranie
J. Laurent
InspirationEdward Field Sanford
California Palace of the Legion of Honor


The Metaphysical Muse
 Fototeca Storica Nazionale
Sleeping Muse
Constantin Brancusi
The Muse

The Muse
Constantin Brancusi


Felice Ficherelli
The Four Muses with Pegas
Caesar van Everdingen
"The nine Muses playing instruments on Mount Helicon near the spring of Hippocrene stamped out by Pegasus who flies above, and from where one of three poets drinks for inspiration.
itlepage to an edition of Pliny's work, 15th century "  
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Parnassus/Apollo more on Parnassus
Parnassus Nicholas
Corbis CS003536 (RM)
Anton Raphael Mengs

Parnassus or Apollo and the Muses
Simonv Vouet

  Athena visits Apollo and the Muses
Bartholomeus Spranger
The Muses Leaving  Their Father Apollo to Go and Enlighten the World
Hesoid and the Muse Hesoid and the Muse
Eugene Delacroix,
Cupola from ceiling of the Chamber of Deputies at the Palais Bourbon

Hesiod Listening to the Inspiration of the Muse
Edmond Aman-Jean
ooks like solitude

Hesiod and the Muses
Gustave Moreau
Musée Gustave Moreau, Paris
Gustave 'Moreau  019590
Hesiod and the Muse Hesiod and the Muse
Gustave Moreau
Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
muse poem 
The Sheppard and Muse

Shepherd and Muses by a Waterfall
Christoph Henrich Kniep

The Poet Anacreon with his Muses
Norbert Schroedl  
Image ID PFA 185626
The poet walking down the road followed by a large group of Muses. Anacreon was know as a follower of the Bacchanal, wine and love.
    see also Caedmon under Divine Inspiration


  Others to sort

Summoning of the Muse
Andrew Gonzalez

  A Muse Presiding over the Arrangement of a Painting Gallery
Noël Le Mire
  Lady Byron as St. Catherine
Eleanor Needham  115115

The Muse
Henri Martin


Kathe Kollwitz

  Portrait of Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse
Joshua Reynolds
Can you turn all experiences into inspiration? Even Tragedy?
  Les noces du poete avec la muse ou l'ideal
Carlos Schwabe
An ideal such as Justice, Freedom, Liberty, Love, etc can inspire. This painting does a good job of conveying the inspiration of the ideal.
  The Muses Escaping Violation from King Pyreneus
James Thornhill    Image ID BAG 175690
If you try to grab inspiration, it can flee from you like the Muses escaping
from King Pyreneus.
  Four Muses Dancing Andrea Mantegna 
Andrea Mantegna 
Collection of the British Museum
  The Muse at Sunrise The Muse at Sunrise
Alphonse Osbert
Dancing Muses
"The Muse" by Marja Lee Kru˙t İ 1998 The Muse

Marja Lee Kru˙t
  RACKMUS.jpg (19875 bytes) Muses in Blowing Leaves
Arthur Rackham
  Three Muses
Lynn Rae Lowe


   Physical Locations  muse in the usa.

The Room of the Muses

  Temple of Apollo at Delphi
  Valley of the Muses
Five of the Nine Muses
  Grove of the Muses on Mount Parnassus
Drawing after Stackelberg, early 19th century.
From: M. Maas, Das Antike Delphi. Orakel,
Schätze, Monumente

Mt. Helikon from Osios Loukas
Thomas Martin and Ivy S. Sun

  Muse Masks
Roman and Medieval Art
Artist: NA Publisher: Flood & Vincent
  Sarcophagus of the Muses
Roman (marble)