Pygmalion et Galatée by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson
Pygmalion et Galatée by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson

Pygmalion et Galatée c1819 by French Painter Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson (1767 – 1824); was a student of Jacques-Louis David (you can see some of his artwork in the collection) and was part of the early Romantic Movement. He is noted for his clear and precise style and for paintings of the Napoleonic family.

This artwork based on the Greek Mythology of Pygmalion et Galatée, show Pygmalion in state of surprise and reaching toward the statue Galatée as she has come to life with Cupid floating between them, with a mist of clouds in the background as they stand on temple ground.

This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

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