Eugene Delacroix’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 26, 1798

Death Date

Aug 13, 1863

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death

Tuberculosis

Place of Death

Aug 13, 1863

Profession

Painter

The painter Eugene Delacroix died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

French Romantic artist and lithographer who most famously painted “Liberty Leading the People” in 1830 and influenced the Impressionists.

He grew up as the son of Victoire Oeben and Charles-François Delacroix. However, he was likely the biological child of the renowned French diplomat Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, who remained Delacroix’s artistic patron throughout his career.

Quotes

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The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.

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A taste for simplicity cannot endure for long.

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Do not be troubled for a language, cultivate your soul and she will show herself.

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Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life.

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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.