MASK - JULY 28 : LIBERTY LEADING THE PEOPLE
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Protect yourself with the mask of Musée du Louvre representing the work of Eugène Delacroix.
July 28: Liberty Leading the People
Eugène Delacroix, Paris, 1830
If there is one image that symbolizes freedom and revolution in the world, it is this painting by Delacroix, which has been taken up and diverted many times. Yes, but which revolution is it? If the allegory of Liberty, embodied by a popular girl wearing a Phrygian cap, evokes the revolution of 1789, the painting echoes the revolution of the Three Glorious Years of 1830, when Parisians once again took to the streets to rebel against the freedom-destroying laws of King Charles X. Unless the revolution was pictorial? Historical and political, expressing romantic and revolutionary enthusiasm, this work goes beyond the events it narrates thanks to its plastic and epic force of expression that combines documents and symbols, current events and fiction, reality and allegory.
Did you know that? The young boy on the right in front of La Liberté, a symbol of youth revolted by injustice and sacrifice for noble causes, inspired Gavroche's character in Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables.
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- WARNING: RISK OF STUFFLING - Not for children. Children may choke or suffocate.