Delacroix's 'The Death of Sardanapalus' Restored

October 4 2023

Image of Delacroix's 'The Death of Sardanapalus' Restored

Picture: Louvre, Paris

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The European press, and many devotees to art and beauty on social media, have been sharing the news and details of the Louvre's freshly restored The Death of Sardanapalus by Delacroix. It seems that the transformation of this has been particularly striking (click here to compare the image above to its previous state), with many beautifully preserved painterly details found throughout.

Of particular excitement is news that the artist's iconic Liberty Leading the People will be the next large scale work to undergo conservation, a process which is excepted to be completed in Spring 2024.

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