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Delacroix Postcard - Sea Viewed from the Heights of Dieppe

Delacroix Postcard - Sea Viewed from the Heights of Dieppe

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Eugène Delacroix (1798 - 1863)
Sea Viewed from the Heights of Dieppe, ca. 1852-1858
Oil on cardboard pasted on wood. H. 36; l. 52 cm
Paris, musée du Louvre, Department of Paintings
© Photo Rmn-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre), Ph. Fuzeau
© Rmn-Grand Palais, Paris 2022

Characteristics

Dimensions :
14 x 20 cm
Material of the original work :
Papier
Artist :
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)
Art movement :
Romanticism
Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec, protégées d'un étui ou pochette plastique
Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Themes :
Sea, Landscape
EAN :
3336729202423
Matière de l'article :
Papier
Reference :
IC610727

 

Editor :
© Photo Rmn - Grand Palais (mu

The artist

Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)

A French painter born in Charenton-Saint-Maurice, he is considered to be the main representative of romanticism in 19th century French painting. With a solid reputation, he received major orders from the State for canvases and decorations for walls and ceilings of public monuments. In the following years, he produced works inspired by historical or literary anecdotes as well as contemporary events (Freedom Guiding the People) or a trip to the Maghreb (Women of Algiers in their apartments).