Eugène Delacroix - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Eugène Delacroix

Style: Romanticism

Place: Charenton

Born: 1798

Death: 1863

Nationality: France


Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (26 April 1798 - 13 August 1863) was a French Romantic artist regarded from the outset of his career as the leader of the French Romantic school. Delacroix's use of expressive brushstrokes and his study of the optical effects of colour profoundly shaped the work of the Impressionists, while his passion for the exot...