5 edition of Delacroixs Hamlet studies. found in the catalog.
From: Art journal, vol. 26, 1967. (New York).
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|Pagination||xvi, 72 p. :|
|Number of Pages||85|
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Both a great artist as a fine lithographer and etcherDelacroix illustrated various works of William Shakespeare, the Scottish writer Walter Scott and the German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Let's take a closer look.
Scenes from Shakespeare plays Subject: Sketch is rather rough and unfinished. Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology are as much the domain of Aristotelian as they are of mechanical philosophy. Dunn has also aptly sprinkled insights and quotes from his journal in the descriptions for the drawings. Widely read and an Anglophile, Delacroix drew frequently from British literature, especially Shakespeare, Byron, and Sir Walter Scott.
Philippe Burty, Paris, 1878, notably pages 70-80. His historical, religious, and allegorical paintings were Delacroixs Hamlet studies. criticized by more conservative critics for a lack of decorum, anatomical distortions, too-bright or unnaturalistic color, and free brushwork, but he continued to find work because he was one of the few artists who continued to explore these "elevated" genres and had a sure sense of the decorative.
Hamlet and the Corpse of Polonius Hamlet et le Cadavre de Poloniusfrom the Hamlet series,• Delacroix depicts Hamlet about to draw his sword, determined to conclude his oath, although hesitating at such a pious moment. Some of the research guided by this implicit and often explicit metaphysical bias has, of course, been quite fruitful.
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