Delacroix and nature - Exhibition catalogue

Delacroix and nature - Exhibition catalogue


At a time when Romanticism emphasised the feeling of nature and renewed the representation of landscape, how can we define the link between Eugène Delacroix and nature? He painted fauvists and flowers, but he wanted to be a history painter first and foremost, and his writings as well ...
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Dimensions :
20,7 x 26x 1,8 cm
Artist :
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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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).