Samuel F. B. Morse’s painting "Gallery of the Louvre." Photo courtesy the Festival of Arts Irvine Bowl - Welcome to Pageant of the Masters, 90 minutes of tableaux vivants (literally, “living pictures”)... now until Aug31,2013.
History of Tableaux | New Orleans Society for Tableau Vivant
[New Orleans Society for Tableau Vivant: History of Tableaux] Tableau Vivant by Oscar Rejlander, 1857. This allegorical tableau depicts a sage leading two young men to manhood. One looks towards virtue, the other towards vice.