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Mug Delacroix "Liberty" Blue

REF CU300400 EAN 3336728702238

 Mug Delacroix "Liberty" Blue

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Mug Delacroix "Liberty" Blue

The Paris uprising of July 27, 28, and 29, 1830, known as the Trois Glorieuses ("Three Glorious Days"), was initiated by the liberal republicans against the violation of the Constitution by the Second Restoration government. Charles X, the last Bourbon king of France, was overthrown and replaced by Louis Philippe, Duke of Orléans.

Delacroix, who witnessed the uprising, perceived it as a modern subject for a painting; the resulting work reflects the same romantic fervor he had applied to Massacre at Chios, a painting inspired by the Greek war of Independence.

  • Made in France
Dimensions
H. 9,7 cm (3,82"), D. 8,2 cm (3,23")
Original work
*Le 28 juillet, la Liberté guidant le peuple (28 juillet 1830) - 1831
260 x 325 cm - Oil on canvas
Museum
Paris - Musée du Louvre
Themes
Allegory, History, Painting, Historic scenes, Made in France
Material
Porcelain
Art movements
French paintings, Romanticism, 19th century
Artist
Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863)
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