Eugène Delacroix (1798–1863)

Eugène Delacroix
(Self-portrait - in 1837)
Eugène Delacroix was a French painter and loss leader of the French Romantic educate. Narrowing in historical pictures, his canvases and murals underlined dynamic color and cause while illustrating different narratives from Shakespeare, Ancient Greece, Dante, and others. His fluid brushwork was worked by the fleshy figures of Peter Paul Rubens and the clean draughstmanship of Michelangelo, which represented a going from the more smooth Romanticism of contemporary peers like Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Born on April 26, 1798 in Saint-Maurice-en Chalencon, France, Delacroix experienced his formal checking at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand and at the Lycée Pierre Corneille in Rouen. The artist was involved in the creation of the Societé Nationale des Beaux-Arts while delighting a successful career that featured numerous governmental commissions and altar pieces. His work has didst as an inhalation to many Impressionists and Post-Impressionists, notably taking Vincent Van Gogh and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and is today commemorated as one of France’s most observed painters. Delacrox died on August 13, 1863 in Paris, France.

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