Delacroix
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This course was written by Dr Linda Walsh

This free course is an adapted extract from the course A207 From Enlightenment to Romanticism, which is currently out of presentation

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Plate 1 Eugène Delacroix, 'The Death of Sardanapalus', 1827-28, oil on canvas, 395 x 439 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 2 Charles-Emile Champmartin, 'Massacre of the Janissaries', 1828, oil on canvas, 472 x 628 cm. Photo: Musée d’art et d’histoire, Rochefort;

Plate 3 Jacques-Louis David, 'Andromache mourning Hector', 1783, oil on canvas, 275 x 203 cm, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 4 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 'The Apotheosis of Homer', 1827, 152 x 203 cm, oil on canvas, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 5 Jacques-Louis David, 'The Lictors returning to Brutus the Bodies of his Sons', 1789, oil on canvas, 323 x 422 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 6 Peter Paul Rubens, 'The Landing of Marie de' Medici at Marseilles’, 3 November 1600', 1622-23, oil on canvas, 394 x 295 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: SCALA, Florence;

Plate 7 Peter Paul Rubens, 'The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus', c.1619, oil on canvas, 222 x 210 cm, Alte Pinakothek, Munich. Phot: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 8 Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 'La Grande Odalisque', 1814, oil on canvas, 91 x 162 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 9 Eugène Delacroix, sketch for 'The Death at Sardanapalus', 1826-27, oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 10 Eugène Delacroix, sketch of a female nude, killed from behind, pastel, red and white chalk on paper, 40 x 27 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: © RMN/ Arnaudet;

Plate 11 Eugène Delacroix, sketch for 'The Death of Sardanapalus', pastel over graphite, red and white chalk and black crayon on unbleached paper, 44 x 58 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: © RMN/ Jean Schormans;

Plate 13 Richard Parkes Bonington, 'Rouen from the Quays', c.1821, watercolour, British Museum, London. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 14 Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, 'The Return of Marcus Sextus', 1799, oil on canvas, 217 x 243 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 15 Théodore Géricault, 'The Raft of the Medusa', 1819, oil on canvas, 490 x 716 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 16 Eugène Delacroix, 'The Barque of Dante', 1822, oil on canvas, 189 x 246 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 17 Nicolas Poussin, 'A Bacchanalian Revel before a Term', c. 1633, oil on canvas, 99.37 x 142.9 cm, National Gallery, London. Photo: CORBIS Images;

Plate 18 Nicolas Poussin, 'The Rape of the Sabines', c. 1637, 157 x 203 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 19 Peter Paul Rubens, 'The Miracle of St. Walburga', c. 1610, panel, 75.5 x 98.5 cm. Maximilian Speck von Sternburg Stiftung in the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig;

Plate 20 Eugène Delacroix, “Massacres of Chios”, 1824, oil on canvas, 417.2 x 354 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

Plate 21 Antoine-Jean Gros, “Bonaparte Visiting the Plague Stricken of Jaffa”, 1804, oil on canvas, 532.1 x 720cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library

Plate 22 Eugène Delacroix, 'The Murder of the Bishop of Liege', 1829, oil on canvas, 91 x 116 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 23 Eugène Delacroix, sketch for 'The Murder of the Bishop of Liege', 1827, oil on canvas, 60 x 72.5 cm, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon. Photo: Studio Basset;

Plate 24 Eugène Delacroix, 'Michelangelo in his Studio', 1849-50, oil on canvas, Musée Fabre, Montpellier. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 25 Eugène Delacroix, 'Portrait of Niccolò Paganini', 1831, oil on cardboard on wood panel, 45 x 30.4 cm, Phillips Collection Washington DC. Photo: The Phillips Collection, Washington DC;

Plate 26 Francisco de Goya, 'They're Hot', Plate 13 of 'Los Caprichos' print series, 1799, etching with aquatint, 21.9 x 15.3 cm, private collection. Photo: Index/ Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 27 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Priests and Monks’, wash, 10.2 x 12.6 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: © RMN/Michele Bellot;

Plate 28 Eugène Delacroix, sketch after Goya's 'Caprichos', c.1824, pen and brown ink on paper, 22.1 x 18 cm, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge MA. Courtesy of Harvard University Art Museums, bequest of Francis L. Hofer. Photo: Photographic Services © President and Fellows of Harvard College;

Plate 29 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi’, 1826, oil on canvas, 209 x 147 cm, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 30 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Liberty Leading the People’, 1830, oil on canvas,260 x 325 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 31Eugène Delacroix, ‘Mephistopheles appears before Faust’, 1828, black and white photo of lithograph, third of six states, second edition, private collection. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 32 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Duel with Valentine’, 1828, black and white photograph of lithograph, fourth of six states,s econd edition, Blibliotheque des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 33 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Faust and Mephistopheles’, 1828, lithograph, fourth of five states, second edition, Bibliothèque Nationale de France;

Plate 34 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Mephistopheles in the Air’, 1828, lithograph, second edition, 27 x 23 cm, Bibliothèque Nationale de France;

Plate 35 Eugène Delacroix, ‘Faust attempts to seduce Marguerite’, 1828, black and white photo of lithograph, third of six states, second edition, 26.2 x 20.8 cm, Bibliothèque de Beaux-Arts, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 36 Eugène Delacroix, 'Marguerite's Ghost appears to Faust', 1828, lithograph, fifth of six states, second edition, Bibliothèque Nationale de France;

Plate 37 Eugène Delacroix, 'Mephistopheles appears before Faust', 1826-7, exhibited at the Salon of 1827-8, oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm, Wallace Collection, London. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 38 Eugène Delacroix, 'Acrobat's Riding Class', 1822, lithograph, Bibliothèque Nationale de France;

Plate 39 François Boucher, ‘Leopard Hunt’, 1736, oil on canvas, 174 x 129 cm, Musée de Picardie, Amiens. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 40 Gold box with painted enamel decoration, Paris: F.-N. Génard, 1761-2, 3.6 x 6.8 x 5.4 cm, Wallace Collection, London. © By kind permission of the Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London;

Plate 41 Gold box with engraved and enamelled decoration, Paris: Cheval, 1749-50, 3.1 x 7.1 x 5.1 cm, Wallace Collection, London. © By kind permission of the Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London;

Plate 42 Eugène Delacroix, 'The Combat of the Giauor and Hassan', 1826, oil on canvas, 59.6 x 73.4 cm, Art Institute of Chicago. Gift of Mrs Bertha Palmer Thorne, Mrs Rose Movius Palmer, Mr and Mrs Gordon palmer. 1962.966. Photo: CORBIS images;

Plate 43 Eugène Delacroix, 'A Young Tiger playing with its Mother', 1830, oil on canvas, 131 x 194.5 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 44 Eugène Delacroix, 'Tiger Attacking a Wild Horse', 1826-9, watercolour, 17.9 x 24.9 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 45 George Stubbs, 'Horse attacked by a Lion', c.1768-9, oil on canvas, 243.8 x 333 cm, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, New Haven. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Plate 46 Eugène Delacroix, 'Lion Hunt', 1855, oil on canvas, 56.5 x 73.5 cm, National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm.Photo: Hans Thorwid, 1994. Courtesy of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm;

Figure 1 Nicolas Poussin, 'The Testament of Eudamidas', c. 1643-4, oil on canvas, 110.5 x 138.5 cm, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. Photo: SMK Foto;

Figure 2 Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 'The Wicked Son Punished', 1778, oil on canvas, 130 x 163 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: CORBIS;

Figure 3 François Guillaume Ménageot, 'Leonardo de Vinci, dying in the Arms of Francis the First', Amboise Chateau, Amboise. Photo: © RMN;

Figure 4 Rembrandt van Rijn, 'The Death of the Virgin', 1639, pen and ink on paper, 40.9 x 31.5 cm, Leeds Museums and Galleries (City Art Gallery). Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Figure 5 John Souch, 'Sir Thomas Aston at the Deathbed of his Wife', 1635, oil on canvas, 215.1 x 203.2 cm, City Art Gallery, Manchester. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Figure 6 Francisco de Goya, 'St Francis Borja attending a Dying Impenitent', 1788, oil on canvas, 300 x 350 cm, Valencia Cathedral, Spain. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Figure 7 Egene Delacroix, 'Self Portrait', c. 1837, oil on canvas, 65 x 54.5 cm, Louvre, Paris. Photo: Bridgeman Art Library;

Nicolas Poussin, 'The Testament of Eudamidas', c. 1643-4, oil on canvas, 110.5 x 138.5 cm, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. Photo: SMK Foto;

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