| art history
| 19th c.
Portrait of the Artist Eugène Delacroix
| Eugène Delacroix
| selected works
The Barque of Dante
Cleopatra and the Peasant
The Cumaean Sibyl
The Death of Marcus Aurelius
The Death of Sardanapalus
Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi
The Justice of Trajan
Liberty Leading the People
Medea about to Kill Her Children
Eugène Delacroix was very much a Romantic artist - with his exotic subjects, vibrant colors, and dramatic, emotional treatment of such themes as the Death of Sardanapalus
, he defined Romanticism in painting. Select one of the links above to begin your exploration of the works of Eugène Delacroix.
A fascinating and erudite exploration of Romanticism, by Hugh Honour. This book features such interesting chapters as: "Frozen Music", "The Last Enchantments of the Middle Ages", and "The Mysterious Way". There are also many fine black and white pictures.