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'Liberty Leading the People' by Eugne Delacroix

'Liberty Leading the People'
by Eugne Delacroix

BBC Two
transmitted 2nd April 2005

The great revolutionary masterpiece, painted by a man who soon complained that revolutions got in the way of dinner parties. Shunned by the government of the day, it has endured to become the symbol of the French republic and an icon of later revolutions.

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