Video: Jeremy Paxman on Delacroix

Published 17 February 2016

The broadcaster explores Eugène Delacroix's artistic legacy at the National Gallery's major new exhibition.

The French Romantic painter transformed 19th-century painting and his revolutionary techniques anticipated Impressionism. In our film, Jeremy Paxman heads to the National Gallery’s exhibition, Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, to explore the artist's enduring impact on future generations of modern painters.

Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art is on until 22 May, 50% off with a National Art Pass.

Discover the impact of Eugène Delacroix on generations of artists with our Delacroix: Tree of influence infographic.

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