The Art Newspaper | Donald Lee:
The patron saint of artists from Van Gogh to Kandinsky gets his first London show since 1964. Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was perhaps the most remarkable artist of 19th-century France. If that seems a bold claim in the face of other powerful competitors, Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art at London’s National Gallery (until 22 May) makes a strong case for it… Read more
Image: Eugène Delacroix, The Death of Sardanapalus (detail, reduced replica, 1846). © Philadelphia Museum of Art.