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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.
Paris, France, Style: French Realist/Impressionist, School: Realist/Impressionist, Movement: Realism/Impressionism, French, Painting;, Painting
Style: French Realist/Impressionist; School: Realist/Impressionist; Movement: Realism/Impressionism; French; Painting;
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Art and Art History (Saskia)
Unknown, "Semiramis Building Babylon (detail)" (2022). Art and Art History Collection (Saskia). 3382.