Delécluze's Response to Delacroix's Scenes from the Massacres at Chios (1824)

MacNamidhe, Margaret
March 2007
Art Bulletin;Mar2007, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p63
Academic Journal
The author presents an analysis of Eugène Delacroix's painting entitled "Scenes from the Massacres at Chios." The painting of the Greek War of Independence was shown at the 1824 Paris Art Salon in Paris, France. The author uses the writings of contemporary art critic Étienne-Jean Delécluze to better understand the painting in its historic context.


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