Category: Eugène Delacroix

Considered the leader of the French Romantic school of painting, Eugene Delacroix was a respected painter, creating over 9,000 works during his lifetime, ranging from paintings, to watercolors, pastels and drawings. His work both shaped the Impressionist artists and inspired the Symbolist motion. Taking motivation from Peter Paul Rubens and the Venetian Renaissance painters, his painting design stressed colors and motion instead of the carefully modeled kind and clear summary.


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