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The Muses
 
-The Mirror of Venus- by Edward Burne-Jones, 1870-76 Mirror of Venus
1870-76
Edward Burne-Jones
The Muses in the Sacred Wood The Muses in the Sacred Wood
Maurice Denis
 
The Muses
L
ucy Wang
  The Sacred Forest Beloved by the Arts and Muses
(Le Bois Sacre Cher aux Arts et aux Muses)
1883
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C./SuperStock 
1158-1172
Dance of Apollo and the Muses
Baldassare Peruzzi
 
Corbis AV001279 (RM)
Arte & Immagini srl

 

Individual Muse
The Muse of Painting
1870
John La Farge
Corbis MA05988A (RM)
La Muse Uranie
J. Laurent
 
InspirationEdward Field Sanford
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
arttoday.com
 
 

 

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

The Muse
Constantin Brancusi

 

 
Muse
Felice Ficherelli
 
Pegasus  
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.
T
itlepage to an edition of Pliny's work, 15th century "
bridgeman.co.uk  
11994 f.3v
 
 
Parnassus/Apollo more on Parnassus
Parnassus Nicholas
Poussin  
Corbis CS003536 (RM)
Parnassus
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
Moreau_Gustav
 
Hesiod  
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
L
ooks like solitude

 
Hesiod and the Muses
Gustave Moreau
Musée Gustave Moreau, Paris
     
  Inspiration
Gustave 'Moreau
bridgeman.co.uk  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
bridgeman.co.uk  
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
bridgeman.co.uk  115115
     
 

The Muse
Henri Martin

     
 

Inspiration
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
1902
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
bridgeman.co.uk    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
1918
Alphonse Osbert
     
  Modern  
Dancing Muses
1996
l.j.dalmolen
     
"The Muse" by Marja Lee Kru˙t İ 1998 The Muse
1998

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

 

   Physical Locations
 


Perseus.tufts.edu  muse in the usa.

The Room of the Muses
V
atican

     
  Temple of Apollo at Delphi
csun.edu
     
  Valley of the Muses
     
 
Five of the Nine Muses
Caravanserai-tours.com
     
  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
perseus.tufts.edu

     
  Muse Masks
Roman and Medieval Art
Artist: NA Publisher: Flood & Vincent
artoday.com
     
  Sarcophagus of the Muses
Roman (marble)
bridgeman.co.uk  
105604