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File:Eugène Delacroix - La liberté guidant le peuple.jpg


Title French: La Liberté guidant le peuple
Liberty Leading the People
Description Romantic history painting. Commemorates the French Revolution of 1830 (July Revolution) on 28 July 1830.
Date 1830
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Height: 260 cm (102.4 in). Width: 325 cm (128 in).
not on view

This work is part of the collections of the Louvre (Department of Paintings).
Accession number RF 129 Info non-talk.svg
Object history

1831: acquired by Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, from Eugène Delacroix.

1874: transferred to Musée du Louvre, Paris, from Musée du Luxembourg, Paris.
Exhibition history
  • 1831 - Salon des artistes français, Paris.
Credit line Acquired at the Salon of 1831
Inscriptions Signature and date right: Eug. Delacroix 1830
References Joconde database: entry 000PE000957
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Picture of week on Persian Wikipedia
فارسی: این نگاره به عنوان نگارهٔ برگزیدهٔ هفته ۴ سال ۲۰۱۱ در ویکی‌پدیای فارسی انتخاب شده‌است.
Français : Cette image a été sélectionnée comme image de la semaine sur la Wikipédia en persan.
English: This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Persian Wikipedia for the 4th week, 2011.
Македонски: Оваа слика е избрана за слика на неделата на персиската Википедија за IV недела од 2011 година.
نگارهٔ برگزیدهٔ هفته
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English: Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix, 1833

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