24" EUGENE DELACROIX "Horse Frightened by a Storm" painting not oil printed on canvas
EUGENE DELACROIX (1798 –1863)
Ready to be hang on the wall. Canvas on the wooden frame.
Medium: printed on canvas panel
Diagonal: 24" or 61 cm.
Size: 19,7" x 13,8" (in) or 50 x 35 cm.
Date: c. 1824. w / C. of Attribution.
Please note that this is a reproduction printed on canvas.
The size may differ from how it looks in the photo.
Color can be slightly different from the picture.
Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. In contrast to the Neoclassical perfectionism of his chief rival Ingres, Delacroix took for his inspiration the art of Rubens and painters of the Venetian Renaissance, with an attendant emphasis on colour and movement rather than clarity of outline and carefully modelled form. Dramatic and romantic content characterized the central themes of his maturity, and led him not to the classical models of Greek and Roman art, but to travel in North Africa, in search of the exotic. Friend and spiritual heir to Théodore Géricault, Delacroix was also inspired by Lord Byron, with whom he shared a strong identification with the "forces of the sublime", of nature in often violent action. However, Delacroix was given to neither sentimentality nor bombast, and his Romanticism was that of an individualist. In the words of Baudelaire, "Delacroix was passionately in love with passion, but coldly determined to express passion as clearly as possible." Together with Ingres, Delacroix is considered one of the last old Masters of painting, and one of the few who was ever photographed.