Eugène Delacroix was a painter and lithographer born in France in 1798.
Delacroix was a great Romantic painter, one of the most emblematic artists of the movement that appeared in the first third of the 19th century.
Eugène Delacroix was a little ahead of his time, and his influence on the later artistic movement known as Impressionism is noticeable.
In the work of Delacroix there is a mixture of the fantastical, the macabre and the erotic. He values emotions and feelings more than ideals.
One of the most recognized works of the great Eugène Delacroix is 'Liberty leading the people', a painting in which Liberty is represented as a woman in a Phrygian cap raising the Republican tricolour flag, leading the other people.
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