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(French dəlakrwa)
(Biography) (Ferdinand Victor) Eugène (øʒɛn). 1798–1863, French romantic painter whose use of colour and free composition influenced impressionism. His paintings of historical and contemporary scenes include The Massacre at Chios (1824)
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(ˌdɛl əˈkrwɑ)

(Ferdinand Victor) Eugène, 1798–1863, French painter.
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"But think of the great artists of the past -- Raphael, Michael Angelo, Ingres, Delacroix -- they were all successful."
The woman had scribbled the writing, which is related to a website called as 'Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth', on the celebrated 'La LibertAe guidant le Peuple' (Liberty leading the people) painting, which was painted by French artist Eugene Delacroix in 1830, New York Daily News reports.
Similady, the chapter on "The Science of Seeing" gives a rapid and lucid account of theories of colour from Runge to the pivotal figure of Chevreul whose positive and possible links to Baudelaire and also to Delacroix are carefully examined.
The figure's drained stance and brutal execution--paint oozes to the front of the surface from behind, forming abrasive strokes and bulbous, pulp-like masses--evokes Delacroix's "Death of Desdemona" (1858), with its directional, airy marks that when layered simultaneously imply weight.
As a symbol of what the Orient meant to the nineteenth-century Romantic on either side of the Atlantic, this myth is particularly rich since it was immortalized by an 1821 play by Lord Byron, and more importantly in La Mort de Sardanapale, the painting that Eugene Delacroix unveiled at the Louvre in 1828.
This is prominent in the paintings of Delacroix who visited North Africa and drew paintings depicting the bravery and valiance of Moroccan and Algerian knights.The Orientalists whose works consecrated the Western colonial vision depicted the East without actually visiting it, using their imagination and guesses, which is the main distinction point between them and their more objective colleagues.
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On his return from one of his sketching tours Bonington fell in with Eugene Delacroix, whom he had first met whilst copying in the Louvre.
The religious paintings of Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863); the initiator of the style of modern religious art.