"And the teachers still go on trying to make them paint like Delacroix"

Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) was a French Romantic artist, whose understanding of light and colour influenced subsequent Impressionist painters.

 

A painting by Delacroix (1824)
Public DomainA painting by Delacroix (1824) - Credit: Eugène Delacroix