Liberty Leading the People

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Liberty Leading the People

Liberty Leading the People is a painting by Eugne Delacroix, created on July 28, 1830. It was painted to commemorate the July Revolution. A woman personifying liberty holds the tricolor flag of the French Revolution and leads the people forward over the bodies of the fallen.

Scholars dispute whether Delacroix is the young man in the tall hat.

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de:Die Freiheit fhrt das Volk fr:La Libert guidant le peuple it:La libert (Eugne Delacroix) ja:民衆を率いる自由の女神 Fighters are of lower class. This is indicated by their clothes which are missmatched. This army has no uniforms. It is lead by an idea-liberty and yet one can see the fierceness and determination in the eyes of the people.

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