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Introduce representative works of Romanticism. After understanding the background of these artworks, try to formulate your own evaluations.

Romanticism in art emerged in the 19th century, shifting focus to stories, contemporary events, wars, and disasters. Theodore Gericault’s monumental painting depicts a tragic event where a French Navy ship ran aground, leaving 150 people adrift for 30 days. Eugene Delacroix, known for vibrant colors and expressive brushstrokes, painted “Liberty Leading the People,” showcasing patriotism. Delacroix’s influence extended to Impressionist and Symbolist movements.

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