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Podcast Episode 32: Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix




Our journey through Romanticism continues with this work, Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix. It represents the power and passion of people fighting for their rights.


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King Louis Philippe I of France

1830

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Eugène Delacroix

Photo by Félix Nader, 1858

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The Barque of Dante

Eugène Delacroix , 1822

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The Death of Sardanapalus

Eugène Delacroix , 1827

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The Massacre at Chios

Eugène Delacroix , 1824

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The Raft of the Medusa

Théodore Géricault, 1818-19

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Sources








Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 12th edition by Fred S. Kleiner.



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jewellkt
Dec 04, 2021

It wasn't Andrew Lloyd Webber who created the musical of Les miserables based on Victor Hugo's book. I'm finding the podcasts interesting, and a great source of information about both art and artist. But, and I mean this kindly) if you have gotten this detail wrong, how do I know I can trust your other facts?

I get it is easily done, but is important if your going to mention these facts as part of a

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Katy Whitehead
Katy Whitehead
Dec 05, 2021
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I am sorry. I honestly did not mean for it to come across rude. I would not have pointed out the mistake, only I wanted reassurance. You have given me that, so I am very grateful. Really truly sorry I've upset you.

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