06 février 2016

Magnificent yet little-known work by Eugène Delacroix on long-term loan to the Clark Art Institute

Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863), The Martyrdom of Saint Sulpicius, c. 1847-50. Private Collection. Photo courtesy Clark Art Institute. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- The Clark Art Institute has received a long-term loan of a magnificent oil study by Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863). The study, The Martyrdom of Saint Sulpicius (c. 1847–50), is relatively unknown, having only been exhibited once in 1930. The painting shows Saint Sulpicius kneeling with arms outstretched as his executioner wields his sword. The Roman captain... [Lire la suite]