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'''Eugene Delacroix''' (1798-1863) [[French]] [[Romanticism|Romantic]] painter. He was celebrated for the use of expressive color that influenced later painters, notably the [[Impressionism|Impressionists]].  
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'''Eugène Ferdinand Victor Delacroix''' (1798-1863) [[French]] [[Romanticism|Romantic]] painter. He was celebrated for the use of expressive color that influenced later painters, notably the [[Impressionism|Impressionists]].  
  
 
''The last of the great Renaissance artists, Delacroix comes of a lineage whose founder is [[Michelangelo]] and whose prodigal son is [[Peter Paul Rubens|Rubens]].'' <ref> [http://www.artchive.com/artchive/D/delacroix.html Eugene Delacroix at The Artchive] </ref>
 
''The last of the great Renaissance artists, Delacroix comes of a lineage whose founder is [[Michelangelo]] and whose prodigal son is [[Peter Paul Rubens|Rubens]].'' <ref> [http://www.artchive.com/artchive/D/delacroix.html Eugene Delacroix at The Artchive] </ref>

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Eugene Delacroix

Eugène Ferdinand Victor Delacroix (1798-1863) French Romantic painter. He was celebrated for the use of expressive color that influenced later painters, notably the Impressionists.

The last of the great Renaissance artists, Delacroix comes of a lineage whose founder is Michelangelo and whose prodigal son is Rubens. [1]


The veritable tradition in great things is not to repeat what others have done, but to rediscover the spirit that created these great things - and creates utterly different things in different times. Paul Valéry.

Traveling in North Africa and Spain he was influenced to produce paintings that are exuberant and lush.

Pieta







Petite Gallery

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References

  1. Eugene Delacroix at The Artchive