Orientalist drawings from the Musée Condé

Orientalist drawings from the Musée Condé


Orientalism began in France in 1832 with Delacroix's trip to Morocco, of which Chantilly has one of the famous albums. Born with Romanticism, this movement brought together artists as different as Eugène Delacroix, Prosper Marilhat and Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps. It marks the 19th century's ...
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Dimensions :
21,5 x 21,8 x 1,6 cm
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Artist :
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)
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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).