The Art of Literature Oedipus  and  Antigone
Thetis
The Plague of Thebes, oil on canvas, Charles François Jalabeat (French, 1819-1901) Musée des Beaux Arts, Marseilles
“ Oedipus in the Temple” by ?
Oedipus and the Sphinx, Gustave Moreau, 1864
 
 
Teiresias Accuses Oedipus, by James Mah
Antoine-Denis Chaudet (French, 1763–1810) Description  English: The child Œdipus brought back to life by the shepherd Phor...
Oedipus By Matthew Holloway
“ Oedipus Rex” by Max Ernst
“ David with the head of Goliath” by Caravaggio
Max Ernst, The King playing with the Queen
Edouard Toudouze, “Farewell of Oedipus to the Corpses of His Wife and Sons” (1871)
 
Charles François Jalabeat, Antigone Leads Oedipus Out of Thebes (1849) Let every man in mankind’s frailty Consider his las...
Gustave Doré French, 1832 – 1883, “The Enigma”
“ Oedipus at Colonus,” Fulchran-Jean Harriet (1798)
Oedipus (with Ismene and Antigone) condemns Polynices, 1883 , Andre-Marcel Baschet
Oedipus Cursing his Son, Polyneices By Henry Fuseli, 1741-1825
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Images of Antigone and Oedipus

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A collection of images I gathered for use with Oedipus Rex and Antigone in my senior English class.

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Images of Antigone and Oedipus

  1. 1. The Art of Literature Oedipus and Antigone
  2. 2. Thetis
  3. 3. The Plague of Thebes, oil on canvas, Charles François Jalabeat (French, 1819-1901) Musée des Beaux Arts, Marseilles
  4. 4. “ Oedipus in the Temple” by ?
  5. 5. Oedipus and the Sphinx, Gustave Moreau, 1864
  6. 8. Teiresias Accuses Oedipus, by James Mah
  7. 9. Antoine-Denis Chaudet (French, 1763–1810) Description English: The child Œdipus brought back to life by the shepherd Phorbas, who took him off the tree. A plaster model was exhibited at the Salon of 1801. Completed by Pierre Cartellier (1757–1831) and Louis-Marie Dupaty (1771–1825) after Chaudet's death.
  8. 10. Oedipus By Matthew Holloway
  9. 11. “ Oedipus Rex” by Max Ernst
  10. 12. “ David with the head of Goliath” by Caravaggio
  11. 13. Max Ernst, The King playing with the Queen
  12. 14. Edouard Toudouze, “Farewell of Oedipus to the Corpses of His Wife and Sons” (1871)
  13. 16. Charles François Jalabeat, Antigone Leads Oedipus Out of Thebes (1849) Let every man in mankind’s frailty Consider his last day; and let none Presume on his good fortune until he find Life, at his death, a memory without pain. – Sophocles (Σοφοκλῆς), Oedipus the King (Oἰδίπoυς τύραννoς), l. 1529 (429 BCE)
  14. 17. Gustave Doré French, 1832 – 1883, “The Enigma”
  15. 18. “ Oedipus at Colonus,” Fulchran-Jean Harriet (1798)
  16. 19. Oedipus (with Ismene and Antigone) condemns Polynices, 1883 , Andre-Marcel Baschet
  17. 20. Oedipus Cursing his Son, Polyneices By Henry Fuseli, 1741-1825

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