Eugène Delacroix - Horse Frightened by a Storm 1824

Two Views of a Standing Indian from Calcutta 1823-1824 Two Views of an Indian from Calcutta, Seated and Standing 1823-1824 Abel Widmer 1824 Horse Frightened by a Storm 1824 Massacre of Chios 1824 Portrait of a Young Man Wearing a Blue Beret 1824 Portrait of Thales Fielding 1824
Horse Frightened by a Storm 1824

Horse Frightened by a Storm 1824
32x23cm watercolour, white heightening, gum arabic on watercolour paper
Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary

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From Budapest Museum of Fine Arts:
The horse played a special role in the art of Delacroix in the 1820s. This was so because while preparing the monumental oil painting, Massacre at Chios (1824), he realised he needed a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of the horse if he was to paint historical scenes. Théodore Géricault's romantically impassioned horse representations were of decisive influence for him, but he did not fail to incorporate in his art the experiences of his 1825 trip to London either.