"The book is an indispensable tool for the scholar who needs perspective on Delacroix and his time." Nineteenth-Century French Studies
The Cambridge Companion to Delacroix serves as an introduction to one of the most important and most complex artists of the nineteenth century. Providing an overview of his life and career, this volume offers essays by leading authorities on the artist's pictorial practice, the stylistic range over Classicism and Romanticism, his writings, both private diary notations and published articles, and his impact on modern aesthetics, among other topics. The Cambridge Companion to Delacroix is designed to serve as an essential resource for students of French nineteenth-century art history, cultural history, and literature.