2 edition of Exposition Eugène Delacroix found in the catalog.
Catalog preceded by two biographical notices of the artist by A. Vacquerie and P. Mantz.
|Statement||[Impr. Pillet et Dumoulin]|
|Publishers||[Impr. Pillet et Dumoulin]|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
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All of this decorative work was physically draining for the artist, and beginning in 1844 Delacroix began to spend more time at his country house at Champrosay where he could rest and recuperate. Provenance: By bequest from the artist to Legrand, 1863 ; Prosper Crabbe 1827-1889Brussels, by 1873 ; A.New York after 1947 ; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc.
possibly Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie.New York, by 1930 . Delacroix may have painted this Museum's version for himself before selling the larger work in 1846. Delacroix stood for color, while Ingres, and the tradition he was continuing from thought line most important in painting.
Tigre jouant avec une tortue depicts instead a surprising meeting between a dominant, powerful predator and a much smaller and weaker species. One of the highlights of the trip was a visit to the Sultan, who gifted Delacroix a horse that he later sold to fund the purchase of Moroccan objects he brought home with him.
A notice in The Academy Londonvol. Despite his great artistic output, near the end of his life he wondered about his legacy and once wrote, "What will they think of me when I am dead? These paintings helped establish Delacroix as a leader of the Romantic movement, a label he did not always relish.
According to Robaut see note 3Legrand was an attorney and the executor of Delacroix's will, and the painting passed upon his death to Mr.
He was known to associate with the literary Romantics, including novelist Victor Hugo.
Despite his great artistic output, near the end of his life he wondered about his legacy and once wrote, "What will they think of me when I am dead? He would observe the animals' movements and anatomy and then work up his firsthand sketches into more elaborate and inventive compositions.
Art Gallery page images at HathiTrust; US access only• A notice in The Academy London , vol.