|Birth Day||April 6, 1826|
|Age||193 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Apr 18, 1898 (age 72)|
Symbolist Painter best known for 'Oedipus and the Sphinx' and other works featuring mythological and biblical images. He taught such Future notables as
He was originally trained by François-Édouard Picot and Théodore Chassériau. His earliest painting was "Pietà" and it was acquired by the Angoulême cathedral.
He produced more than 8,000 works of art during his lifetime; many of his paintings can be found in Paris' Musée National Gustave Moreau.
He was the son of a Parisian Architect named Louis Jean Marie Moreau. He had a relationship with his longtime portrait model Adelaide-Alexandrine Dureux.
He was influenced by Edgar Degas.