Study for "The Sultan of Morocco and His Entourage"

Graphite, squared in white chalk | 59.7 x 49.7cm | 1845

Eugène Delacroix

This drawing shows the final composition for the largest painting Delacroix made based on his experience in North Africa, his submission to the Salon of 1845. The Franco-Moroccan war of 1844 must have reignited his interest in the sultan as a subject...
read more