Eugene Delacroix

Also known asFerdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix
NationalityFrench
SkillsPainter
BornApril 26, 1798 (Saint-Maurice-en-Chalencon, France)
DiedAugust 13, 1863 (Paris, France)
PeriodRomanticism

Paintings of Eugene Delacroix

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Liberty Leading the People is an early 19th century painting which represents personified goddess of liberty, Marianne leading the general people of France towards freedom while stepping on the corpses. She is the central figure and looks determined towards her work. Liberty leading the People Analysis Painting represents around 8 prominent figures including two dead men. Everyone has their own place and meaning and their placement in the painting are according to their importance regarding to the core subject. Though, the most vital character is goddess Liberty herself. The subject of the painting is derived from the July Revolution of France in 1830. The revolution overthrew the king Charles X. The posture of Marianne is firm and determined. She is looking at the fellow countrymen […]

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The artist of romanticism, Eugène Delacroix was a French painter, born on 26th April, 1798. He is mainly known for his romanticism in his paintings, as well the excellent use of colors. He painted some great artworks, some of which made ripples in the contemporary times, while some got poorly criticized. Though, up and downs are the real flow of life and no artist has ever experience an undisturbed fame in their lives. He was no exception. But, maybe the luck was not all that furious upon him, as in his career, he didn’t have any steep downfalls. Even in the later years, he was getting good commissions from the patrons. He is considered as one of the artists who were born in between the line […]

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