Delacroix (1798-1863) in Caixa Forum

Publicado el 22 November 2011
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One of the most advanced foundation in the cultural area of Madrid is, without doubt, Caixa Forum. A meeting place where all those people who want to discover new and exciting exhibits and activities take place. Following his line of commitment to art, the foundation offers until 15 January, the wonderful shows “Delacroix (1798-1863).” A unique opportunity to enjoy the best pictures from one of the great painters of the history of Romanticism. This exhibition, jointly organized with the Louvre as part of a partnership, is the most important in Spain has been organized around the figure of the artist.

As it appears on the web collected Caixa Forum, “the exhibition brings together over 100 works by the great French painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), one of the most prominent figures of Romanticism, including some of his oils known as “Greece Expiring sobe the Ruins of Missolonghi” (Museum of Fine Arts, Bordeaux), one of the sketches of the “Death of Sardanapalus” (Louvre, Paris) and “women of Algiers in his place” (Louvre Museum , Paris), exceptionally loaned for the exhibition “.

The exhibition includes loans such important institutions as the National Gallery in London, New York Metropolitan Museum or the Art Institute of Chicago. And we proposed a fascinating journey through the different stages of production of Delacroix, from the early works, seeking inspiration in the museum, to the stage of maturity, in which the artist draws his themes of reality, with particular emphasis in works of history and the Orientalists meeting for the first time since 1963, its centenary year.

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