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Semiramis Building Babylon (detail)

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Material Information

Title:
Semiramis Building Babylon (detail)
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Creator:
Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 ( Artist : painter )
Musee d'Orsay. ID=FPO

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Paris, France
Style: French Realist/Impressionist
School: Realist/Impressionist
Movement: Realism/Impressionism
French
Painting;
Genre:
Painting
Painting.
picture   ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
This picture, which includes a horse, is based on Semiramide, a popular 18th- and 19th-century opera. Charles Gounod, a favorite of Degas, and Gioachino Rossini are just two composers among half a dozen who were attracted to this story. Degas was familiar with at least one of them.
General Note:
Beginning Date: 1860
General Note:
Completion Date: 1861
General Note:
Inventory: RF 2207

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - A01-PFF0556
usfldc handle - a1.pff0556
System ID:
SFS0035856:00001

Full Text
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Semiramis Building Babylon (detail).
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b 151 x 258 cm.
c Oil on canvas.
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Beginning Date: 1860
Completion Date: 1861
Inventory: RF 2207
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This picture, which includes a horse, is based on Semiramide, a popular 18th- and 19th-century opera. Charles Gounod, a favorite of Degas, and Gioachino Rossini are just two composers among half a dozen who were attracted to this story. Degas was familiar with at least one of them.
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Paris, France.
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Style: French Realist/Impressionist.
School: Realist/Impressionist.
Movement: Realism/Impressionism.
French.
Painting;
655
Painting.
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Musee d'Orsay. ID=FPO
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t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
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Closeup; Semiramis and companions.