EUGENE DELACROIX (1798-1863) – ROMANTIC PAINTER DURING THE 1830 AND 1848 REVOLUTIONS IN FRANCE.

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EUGENE DELACROIX (1798-1863)

“A great Romantic artist, Eugene Delacroix on the period of the French revolution. He was also a renowned Lithographer. He gained inspiration from the works of Peter Paul Rubens and Titian. His more focus was on movement and color in his paintings, instead of putting expressions on models face and clear outlines.”

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THE BARQUE OF DANTE, 1822 

“In 1822, Delacroix made his very first major painting, The Barque of Dante, at the age of twenty-four for the first time appeared in the Salon and met the gaze of the public. The atmosphere of dramatic tension in which horror mingles with mystery, the expression of the faces, the movement of the scene, the contrasts of red and green all of these are directly contrary to the teaching of David”

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THE DEATH OF SARDANAPALUS, 1827

“In 1827, Delacroix present another masterpiece The Death of Sardanapalus in Salon. A Baroque…

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