FANTIN-LATOUR, Henri (1836 - 1904)
Media: oil on canvas
Size: 116.2 x 87.3 cm
Acquired: 1974; Purchase
Accession Number: NMW A 2462
flowers onto a tomb inscribed ‘DELACROIX’. Behind, the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral and the dome of the Pantheon national monument emerge from the Paris skyline. Fantin-Latour was greatly inspired by the works of Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), whose naturalistic use of colour and form continued to be controversial long after his death.