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    Delacroix / Sébastien Allard and Côme Fabre ; with contributions by Dominique de Font-Réaulx, Michèle Hannoosh, Mehdi Korchane, and Asher Miller.
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    New York, NY : Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2018]
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    9781588396518 (hardcover) :
    1588396517 (hardcover)
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    xiii, 314 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
    Contents: 
    The sphinx of modern painting / Sébastien Allard and Côme Fabre -- The act of looking in Delacroix's early narrative paintings / Asher Miller -- "Painting his thoughts on paper": Delacroix and his journal / Michèle Hannoosh -- Eugène and his masters: becoming Delacroix / Mehdi Korchane -- Delacroix and the Exposition Universelle of 1855 / Dominique de Font-Réaulx.
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    "French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was one of the greatest creative figures of the nineteenth century. Coming of age after the fall of Napoleon, he reconnected the present to the past on his own terms. Delacroix produced an extraordinarily vibrant body of work, setting into motion a cascade of innovations that changed the course of art. This exhibition will be the first comprehensive retrospective devoted to this amazing artist ever held in North America. The exhibition, a joint project with the Musée du Louvre, will illuminate Delacroix's restless imagination through more than 150 paintings, drawings, prints, and manuscripts--many never before seen in the United States. It will unfold chronologically, encompassing the rich variety of themes that preoccupied the artist during his more than four decades of activity, including literature, history, religion, animals, and nature. Through rarely seen graphic art displayed alongside such iconic paintings as Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi (1826), The Battle of Nancy (1831), Women of Algiers in Their Apartment (1834), and Medea about to Kill Her Children (1838), this exhibition will explore an artist whose protean genius set the bar for virtually all other French painters." -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
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