Erminia and the Shepherds

Oil on canvas | 82 x 104.5cm | Signed 1859

Eugène Delacroix

Several of Delacroix’s paintings are on subjects from the Italian Renaissance poet Torquato Tasso’s epic poem Jerusalem Delivered from 1581 – a story about the battle between the mediaeval crusaders and the Muslim Saracens. In Tasso’s story, Erminia ...
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