Fanatics in Tangier by Eugene Delacroix

In the first half of the XIX century, “oriental” motifs were very popular in painting. Especially attracted artists exotic of the Middle East. Increased interest in this world in many

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Lion devouring a rabbit by Eugene Delacroix

Talent Eugene Delacroix was surprisingly diverse. The artist worked in a variety of easel painting, created cycles of monumental paintings, numerous graphic works. Delacroix’s lithographs to “Faust” received the approval

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Self-portrait by Eugene Delacroix

Delacroix pictured himself in a pose full of dignity. But the expression of the face reveals the discrepancy between the inner self of the artist and his creative research. In

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Medea by Eugene Delacroix

The plot is taken by the artist from the well-known tragedy of the ancient Greek writer Euripides Medea. “Medea’s image is known to us from ancient Greek myths and legends:

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Odalisque by Eugene Delacroix

Odalisque is the maid, maid, slave; this is a woman from the harem of the Sultan. In the West, the odalisque is perceived as a concubine or sexual slave. In

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Lion Hunt by Eugene Delacroix

Eugene painted with passion tigers, lions, horses, their fierce struggle for existence. He deliberately went to the zoo and fed tigers through meat. to see how the tiger tears the

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Natchez by Eugene Delacroix

Natchez is a people, a kind, most likely, Indians. It is not known, whether the artist described a specific case from the life of the Indians or is this a

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Jewish wedding by Eugene Delacroix

Being in Morocco, Delacroix was led to a Jewish wedding. Eugene wrote down everything so that he would not miss anything when he was painting the picture. The wedding consisted

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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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