About the creation

Le Cantique des Cantiques

Artist name: Moreau, Gustave

The young woman is accosted by five soldiers, who lift her veil, as she tries to fend them off and cover herself. On the right in the distance appear the walls of the city.

Source: Song of Songs 5:7

Technique: Oil on canvas

Location: Musee des Beaux Artes, Dijon

Date: 1853