Eugène Delacroix’s iconic work “Liberty Leading the People” has been defaced by a vandal at the Louvre Museum in Lens, Northern France. The famous work was vandalized near closing time on Thursday evening by a woman described by prosecutors as “unstable.” The museum has already sent restoration experts to examine that damage, and has stated that the work should be “easily cleaned.” via: AO ArtObserved
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Born in 1798, Delacroix was a privileged child of the Napoleonic age. As a young student, he honed his skills by drawing in schoolbooks and sketchbooks.
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