Delphi Complete Paintings of Eugene Delacroix by Eugène Delacroix, Peter Russell

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Собрание произведений (более 2 hundred) Эжена Делакруа, французского живописца и графика, одного из основателей романтического направления в европейской живописи. The chief of the French Romantic college of artwork, Eugene Delacroix used to be influential within the improvement of either Impressionist and Post-Impressionist portray, generating ancient and modern masterpieces that will switch the process paintings. This publication offers Delacroix’s whole work in attractive aspect, with concise introductions and thousands of top of the range photographs. * the total work of Eugene Delacroix — over 2 hundred work, absolutely listed and organized in chronological and alphabetical order * contains reproductions of many infrequent works * Enlarged ‘Detail’ pictures, permitting you to discover Delacroix’s celebrated works intimately. * specific chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the whole work

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Delphi Complete Paintings of Eugene Delacroix

Собрание произведений (более 2 hundred) Эжена Делакруа, французского живописца и графика, одного из основателей романтического направления в европейской живописи. The chief of the French Romantic tuition of paintings, Eugene Delacroix was once influential within the improvement of either Impressionist and Post-Impressionist portray, generating historic and modern masterpieces that may swap the process artwork.

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From then on the Arab horses that he had seen and drawn during his voyage would provide a valuable repertoire for him to draw upon in later years. During the mid-1880’s Delacroix received many commissions from private collectors for small Orientalist pictures of Arabs mounting, tending or riding their horses. This 1855 image is now housed in St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum and depicts a scene of touching harmony between human and horse. As the Arab lifts the bright red saddle on to his steed, they share a moment regarding each other, a look of mutual respect seemingly caught in the noble way each figure is heroically represented by the artist.

Detail Detail Detail Detail Detail ‘The Raft of the Medusa’ by Théodore Géricault, 1819, Louvre, Paris ‘The Landing of Marie de’ Medici at Marseilles’ by Sir Peter Paul Rubens, 1623-25, Musée du Louvre, Paris ORPHAN GIRL AT THE CEMETERY Completed between 1823 and 1824, this painting is believed to be a preparatory work in oil for Delacroix’s next major work, The Massacre at Chios. However, Orphan Girl at the Cemetery has since come to be regarded as a masterpiece in its own right. We are presented with the view of a young peasant girl, visiting a cemetery in the French countryside.

In 1825 Delacroix chose to visit England — not Italy to study the Old Masters like so many of his predecessors — where he could immerse himself in the emerging British school of art, which he wished to see at first hand in the works of Constable and Bonington. Whilst staying in London his impressions of the foreign capital were mostly mixed and he felt that the culture of London was overall lacking in comparison to Paris. Nevertheless, he was greatly impressed by the quality of drama on the London stage: chiefly in the presentation of Shakespeare’s works.

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