Louvre Hosts 1st Delacroix Retrospective in Half a Century

He’s one of French art’s most famous — but least understood — masters.

Now the Louvre in Paris is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces, such as “Liberty Leading the People,” which has graced postage stamps and bank notes in France as well as a Coldplay album cover.

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