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  1. (Fer·di·nand Vic·tor) Eu·gène [fer-dee-nahn veek-tawr œ-zhen] /fɛr diˈnɑ̃ vikˈtɔr œˈʒɛn/, 1798–1863, French painter.
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Historical Examples of delacroix

  • After him there are only two worth speaking of, Delacroix and Courbet.

    His Masterpiece

    Emile Zola

  • But it will have life, particularly if it come from the brush of Delacroix.

  • Rembrandt works with values in the same way as Delacroix does with colours.

  • Delacroix succeeded in making the garden a very popular resort.

    Old Taverns of New York

    William Harrison Bayles

  • He disliked Hugo, ignored Berlioz, and had no opinion at all on the genius of Delacroix.


    James Huneker

British Dictionary definitions for delacroix


  1. (Ferdinand Victor) Eugène (øʒɛn). 1798–1863, French romantic painter whose use of colour and free composition influenced impressionism. His paintings of historical and contemporary scenes include The Massacre at Chios (1824)
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