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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


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Leading_the_People


https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/july-28-liberty-leading-people


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne


https://www.britannica.com/topic/Liberty-Leading-the-People


https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/ap-art-history/later-europe-and-americas/enlightenment-revolution/a/delacroix-liberty-leading


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix


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



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