Eugène Delacroix

The famous French Romantic artist Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was inspired by the likes of Rubens and Titian. His most famous paintings are Liberty Leading the People and The Death of Sardanapalus, both now in the Louvre.


Delacroix’s London sketchbooks to go on display at the Louvre after auction

11 April 2019

Sketchbooks owned by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) featuring views of London have been bought by the Louvre Museum for €314,000 (£268,375).


Three upcoming lots in the US including a Eugène Delacroix portrait

24 September 2018

The Old Masters section of Doyle’s auction in New York on October 31 will include a portrait by the French 19th century artist Eugène Delacroix.


Wide range of drawings feature at Drouot sales

12 March 2018

There is, of course, no shortage of works on paper to be found on sale at the Drouot auction centre either in the form of dedicated auctions or as sections within mixed-discipline sales.


Delacroix sketch sells at £2.6m

18 December 2017

Strong competition emerged for an oil sketch for Eugène Delacroix’s 'Liberty Leading the People' at Christie’s in London on December 14.

Eugene Delacroix ‘Liberty Leading the People’

The value of Liberty – sketch for Eugène Delacroix’s famous painting bid to record sum at Christie’s

16 December 2017

An oil sketch by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) for his renowned painting ‘Liberty Leading the People’ was knocked down at £2.6m at auction in London this week.

Eugène Delacroix sketch

Sketch for Delacroix’s seminal painting ‘Liberty Leading the People’ offered at auction

18 October 2017

Auction house Christie’s is expecting a sketch for Eugène Delacroix’s (1798-1863) great painting ‘Liberty Leading the People’ to fetch up to £1m when offered in December.

Eugène Delacroix portrait of George Sand

Musée Delacroix buys portrait of George Sand at Fontainebleau auction

21 April 2016

A portrait by Eugène Delacroix redolent with associations to Nineteenth century French Romanticism has been secured by the Paris museum dedicated to his work.

A peace mission in watercolour

07 August 2002

FRANCE: Millon & Associés (17.5/ 13.5% buyer’s premium) June 26 sale included two watercolours taken from an album of drawings by Eugene Delacroix, which the artist presented to Count Charles de Mornay on their return from Morocco in 1832.

Delacroix's Cavalier arabe traversant un gue

27 June 2001

FRANCE: CAVALIER arabe traversant un gue, by Eugene Delacroix, sold for F16.5m (£1.54m) plus 10 per cent buyer’s premium at Gros and Delettrez in collaboration with eauctionroom in Paris on June 18.

Deterrent sentence upheld in case of Old Masters

10 May 1999

UK: TWO brothers involved in an international conspiracy to dispose of two stolen Old Master paintings have had their sentences upheld in the Appeal Court.