Pencil holder Delcaroix "Liberty"

Pencil holder Delcaroix "Liberty"

"I have undertaken a modern subject, a barricade, and if I have not conquered for the Country, at least I will paint for It", Eugène Delacroix, October 18, 1830

Everything in this picture exalts the momentum of the revolutionary days of July 1830 which overthrew the liberticidal king Charles X to put ...
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Dimensions :
L. 10 cm (3,94"); D. 7 cm (2,76")
Artist :
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)
Art movement :
French paintings
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
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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).