September 2019

Eugène Delacroix: Jewish Wedding in Morocco

Eugène Delacroix: Jewish Wedding in Morocco

Jewish Wedding in Morocco is an 1839 Orientalist painting by the leading French artist of the Romantic period Eugène Delacroix. It is located in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Analysis of Delacroix’s Jewish Wedding in Morocco Delacroix, (1798-1863) first travelled to North Africa in 1832 and was captivated by its various cultures, remarking in …

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Claude Lorrain: Landscape with Apollo Guarding the Herds of Admetus and Mercury Stealing them

Landscape with Apollo Guarding the Herds of Admetus and Mercury Stealing them: Claude Lorrain

In Landscape with Apollo Guarding the Herds of Admetus and Mercury stealing them of 1645, French Baroque painter Claude Lorrain depicts the Greek god Apollo in his guise as the god of music and herds being deceived by Mercury the messenger of the gods in his own guise as the god of thieves and trickery. …

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