Delacroix
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341 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
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English

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Translated from French.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336) and indexes.
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"In this beautifully illustrated book, Barthelemy Jobert delves into all facets of Delacroix's life and art, providing an unforgettable portrait of perhaps the greatest and most elusive painter of the French Romantic movement. Bringing together large canvases, decorative cycles, watercolors, and engravings, Jobert explores the inner tensions and contradictions that drove the artist, re-creating the political and cultural arenas in which Delacroix thrived and enabling readers to fully appreciate the extraordinary range of his artistic production. He reveals how Delacroix successfully navigated the Salons of Paris and the halls of government, socialized with George Sand and Victor Hugo, engaged in intense philosophical discussions about art with Baudelaire, and maintained a lively repartee with the press. He vividly describes Delacroix's journey to Morocco, which unexpectedly led him to rediscover his classical roots, and shows how Delacroix profoundly influenced later painters such as Cezanne and Picasso. This new and expanded edition of Jobert's acclaimed book includes a thoroughly updated introduction and conclusion, and a wealth of new information and illustrations throughout."--Back cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Jobert, B., & Delacroix, E. (2018). Delacroix (New and expanded edition.). Princeton University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jobert, Barthélémy and Eugène Delacroix. 2018. Delacroix. Princeton University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jobert, Barthélémy and Eugène Delacroix. Delacroix Princeton University Press, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Jobert, Barthélémy,, and Eugène Delacroix. Delacroix New and expanded edition., Princeton University Press, 2018.

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