One of Delacroix most famous paintings is :
Liberty Leading the People (28th July 1830)
But he has a very interesting biography. He has many paintings based on sketches from his travels in the mideast.
The Sultan of Morocco and his Entourage
The Abduction of Rebecca
The Death of Sardanapalus
1827 (Web Gallery of Art has a few close up views too)
Jacques-Louis David was an important artist just after the French Revolution. His works are considered one of the prime examples of “Neo-Classical art” Compare the examples of Delacroix’s work to other works by Delacroix. Are there any characteristics? Also, what do you notice about Delacroix’s work in comparison to Jacques-Louis David’s work . Is there a difference of mood or temperament. Jacques-Louis David was an important artist just after the French Revolution. His works are considered one of the prime examples of “Neo-Classical art”.
Paintings by David and Videos about Jacque Louis David
Delacroix was one of the first artists of the Romantic period. It is characterized by “looser”, less precise and broader brushmarks. It also tends to use dramatic subjects. Sometimes the objects are things in nature or of faraway places. Do any of these characteristics show up in any of the above paintings.
Post a interesting painting by Delacroix.