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Please pick a work of art from the Romantic era that catches your eye. It can be one that reminds you of an event from your own life or otherwise gets some kind of emotional reaction from you. Introduce your report with some information about the artist, how the work you chose reflects typical Romantic values, and any information that helps us understand the work. Then explain what exactly about this work of art catches your eye and/or what events in your own life it reminds you of. Be sure to either include the image itself or a link to it in your text.

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As you pick a work of art from the Romantic era that catches your eye, I am attracted to the painting, "The Abduction of Rebecca" from 1846 by Eugène Delacroix. As a literature lover, his depiction from Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe is so vivid. I also visited France a few summers ago, so this piece culminates some of the history I acquired from that visit and is reflective of his era in time. Its image is located at http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/03.30

It elicits my emotional reaction by its vivid colors to represent the burning of the castle and the abduction of Rebecca. It really recreated the moment of the seize so well. Research shows that it retains suspense with how its "Intense drama is created as much by the contorted poses and compacted space as by the artist's use of vivid color. Contemporary critics praised the work's spontaneity and power, its harmony of color, and its pathos of movement" (http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/03.30).

In terms of genre, Delacroix's Romanticism is highly individualistic in nature. Baudelaire described him as, "passionately in love with passion, but coldly determined to express passion as clearly as possible" (http://www.eugenedelacroix.org/), which is evidence in this piece's emotional fervor.

As you introduce some information about the artist, he is deemed as one the most important of ...

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