1700 – 1800
Age of Enlightenment

Girodet's The Sleep of Endymion


Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, The Sleep of Endymion, 1791, oil on canvas,
1.98 x 2.61m (6 feet 5-¾ inches x 8 feet 6-¾ inches), exhibited in the salons of 1793
and 1814 (Musée du Louvre, Paris)

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Mary Ann Crotty wrote on Friday, January 11, 2013

what a wonderful site! not only the art but the expanded history behind it plus modern views. many thanks for expanding my world. : )

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