Delacroix


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Delacroix

(Ferdinand Victor) Eug?ne . 1798--1863, French romantic painter whose use of colour and free composition influenced impressionism. His paintings of historical and contemporary scenes include The Massacre at Chios (1824)
References in periodicals archive ?
Delacroix recalled that the Offi had welcomed 8,349 Tunisian women in 2016, including 2,375 professionals, 1657 family reunification beneficiaries and 4,407 spouses of French.
Fearing the disappearance of these visions of men and women clad in white garb, as if teleported "from the time of Homer", Delacroix would record his sightings like one awakes from slumber, rushing to transcribe his dreams before they dissipate into the start of the day.
3), and similar works of the same period, Delacroix reinvigorated still-life painting and made what had become a staid and conventional genre a legitimate concern for avant-garde artists.
Delacroix was able to employ Jewish women as models as they were a tolerated minority in Islamic society.
Colonial Diplomacy in Morocco: Delacroix versus Benjamin-Constant
The Delacroix work featured women in a harem smoking from a hookah.
Next year, in the region, we will be in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait," Delacroix said, adding that the brand will be present in multi-brand stores.
Delacroix and Champmartin, like their theatrical counterparts but unlike Vernet, lived in the faubourg Saint-Germain, which was an economically and socially diverse quarter.
Pero en este encuentro, el color gris parecia caracterizar a Chenavard por encima de cualquier otro, incluso de Granet, un discipulo de David a quien Delacroix recuerda haber oido decir que la pintura consistia en "poner un poco de blanco sobre negro y de negro sobre blanco" (3).
The focus is mainly on his understanding of Delacroix, of course, and Ingres, and the argument, well supported from a close reading of the texts with plentiful quotations and resumes, carries conviction.
Later in the nineteenth century, in the works of Delacroix and literally dozens of other French and British painters, the Oriental genre tableau carried representation into visual expression and a life of its own [.
This is prominent in the paintings of Delacroix who visited North Africa and drew paintings depicting the bravery and valiance of Moroccan and Algerian knights.