Delacroix Drawings - The Karen B. Cohen Collection - the exhibition catalogue from The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to buy at Museum Bookstore

Delacroix Drawings - The Karen B. Cohen Collection

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A handsome and richly illustrated book exploring Delacroix's drawing practice

Known as the master of French Romanticism for his energetic paintings, Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) was also a consummate draftsman. This handsome book, one of the few to explore this topic in depth, provides new insight into Delacroix's drawing practice, paying particular attention to his materials and techniques and the ways in which the artist pushed the boundaries of the medium.

The remarkable group of nearly 130 drawings featured here, many of which have been rarely seen, include academic and anatomical studies, sketches from nature, and preparatory drawings related to many of Delacroix's most renowned canvases, among them The Massacre at Chios and Liberty Leading the People.

  • Author: Ashley Dunn and Colta Ives
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Date published: July 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1588396808
  • Dimensions: 25.2 x 22.8 cm

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