Death of Ophelia by Eugene Delacroix

Ophelia is a character in the tragedy of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,” Hamlet’s lover. On the eve of her death, Ophelia had a long, difficult conversation with Hamlet,

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Faust and Mephistopheles by Eugene Delacroix

Literary sources are the most important component of Delacroix painting. The first place here, undoubtedly, belongs to the English writers. But the original “novel” was in Delacroix and Goethe –

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Rook Dante by Eugene Delacroix

The first independent work of E. Delacroix “Dante and Virgil”, written on the plot of “Divine Comedy”, brought him wide fame and made him start talking about the birth of

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The death of Sardanapal by Eugene Delacroix

This most romantic picture of Delacroix caused a stormy protest from critics who accused the artist of erotomania and savoring cruelty. The plot of the picture is taken from Byron’s

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Moroccan family by Eugene Delacroix

The reduction of objects in perspective is one of the technical techniques that help the artist create the illusion of space. Delacroix used this technique to “lead” the viewer’s view.

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