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:

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