Eugène Delacroix / Halt of Greek Cavaliers / 1858Eugène Delacroix
Halt of Greek Cavaliers

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Creator Name: Delacroix, Eugène
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1798 - 1863
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Eugène Delacroix
Title: Halt of Greek Cavaliers
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1858
Creation End Date: 1858
Creation Date: 1858
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Unframed: 50.4cm x 61.5cm
Inscriptions: signed lower right: Eug. Delacroix / 1858
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1916.1032
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade
Context: The Greek struggle for independence from Turkey in the 1820s caught the imagination of scores of French artists who identified the cause with their own revolution some thirty years before, and associated Greece with classical and Christian virtue.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1916.1032
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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