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Berlioz and literature 2 : Classics

Historic and mythical figures

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BERLIOZ AND THE CLASSICS

Sardanapale (cantata) 
La mort d’Orphée (cantata)
Cléopâtre (cantata) 
Benvenuto Cellini (Opera) (score / partition)

Sardanapale

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Artist: Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)

La mort d’Orphée

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Artist: Émile Lévy (1826-1890)

La mort d’Orphée

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Artist: Gustave Moreau (1826-1898)

Cléopâtre

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Artist: to be established

Cléopâtre

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Artist: John W Waterhouse (1849-1917)

Cléopâtre

Artist: Guido Cagnacci (1601-1681)

Cléopâtre

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Artist: Jean André Rixens (1846-1924)

Benvenuto Cellini – casting the statue of Perseus 

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Artist: Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571)

Perseus, made between 1545 and 1554, is now located in Piazza della Signoria, Florence.

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