100 drawings from the Musée du Louvre

100 drawings from the Musée du Louvre


The Musée du Louvre has one of the most prestigious collections of drawings in the world. From Pisanello to Gian Domenico Tiepolo, from Jean Fouquet to Eugène Delacroix, from Rogier van der Weyden to Caspar David Friedrich, this book offers a selection of 100 masterpieces from the department, ...
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Number of pages :
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Art movements :
18th century, 19th century, 17th century, 16th century, 15th century
Dimensions :
31 × 30,7 × 3 cm
Artists :
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), Antonio Puccio, dit Pisanello (1395-1455), Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727-1804)
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :


Publication :
Septembre 2012

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Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)

A French painter born in Charenton-Saint-Maurice, he is considered to be the main representative of romanticism in 19th century French painting. With a solid reputation, he received major orders from the State for canvases and decorations for walls and ceilings of public monuments. In the following years, he produced works inspired by historical or literary anecdotes as well as contemporary events (Freedom Guiding the People) or a trip to the Maghreb (Women of Algiers in their apartments).