Young orphan girl in the cemetery  1824

by Eugène Delacroix

[i]This painting, an early work by Eugène Delacroix, was long thought to be a preparatory piece for the Massacre at Chios. Even before reading the title, it is clear that an air of sadness emanates from the picture. [br] Note how clear and precise the outlines are. The young girl is sharply defined against the less precise background of the sky and the deserted cemetery. ...
© Musée du Louvre/A. Dequier - M. Bard