Count Demetrius de Palatiano in Suliot Costume

Count Demetrius de Palatiano in Suliot Costume

not dated

imitator of Eugène Delacroix

(French, 1798-1863)

Oil on fabric

Unframed: 40.7 x 33.2 cm (16 x 13 1/16 in.)

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1973.33

Description

The Greek war of independence in the 1820s was a source of great interest for the rest of Europe. The exotic costumes of Greek soldiers, or Palikares, were popular subjects for artists. Count Palatiano was a flamboyant Greek aristocrat who often posed for Delacroix and his colleagues in Paris.

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