C. R. Parsons (essay date 1964)
SOURCE: Parsons, C. R. “Eugene Delacroix and Literary Inspiration.” University of Toronto Quarterly 33 (1964): 164-177.
[In the following essay, Parsons examines the relationship between literature and painting, often left unexamined by artists themselves, with the notable exception of Delacroix.]
The problem of the relationship between literature and painting, although it has attracted for a long time the attention of scholars and has led to interesting research, still remains a profitable field of investigation. Unfortunately, artists and men of letters are often reluctant to admit how much they owe to one another. An exception is Eugène Delacroix, who lived...
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