Roger Freeing Angelica
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The subject is taken from Ariosto and was a favourite theme with Delacroix, in whose hands it became a frightening vision of man at war with the forces of darkness. Ingres had no fears for man's ability to dominate matter; the battle between Roger and the dragon is a toy battle - though the figure of Angelica is very real indeed. A small version is in London.
Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre  (France - Paris)
Dates: 1819
Artist age:Approximately 39 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 145 cm (57.09 in.), Width: 187 cm (73.62 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 05 June 2006.
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