Eugène Delacroix, Further Correspondence, 1817-1863

Synopsis

This book is comprised of a new collection of over 200 letters by the foremost French Romantic painter, the greater number of which are previously unpublished. They date from every decade of Delacroix's career, are addressed to a wide variety of correspondents, from domestic servants or artisans to famous writers such as Stendhal and George Sand, and shed light on his attitudes on politics, religion, and patronage of the arts, as well as revealing more intimate aspects of his relations with family and women.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford, England
Publication year:
  • 1991