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Gaëlle Rio, director of the Musée de la Vie Romantique in Paris, which is devoting an exhibition to them, analyzes: “The meteorological storm that we see through all these natural elements is the mirror of the storm of the soul“. Dark, the romantic artist struggles to live. It must be said that Napoleon’s France was shipwrecked. After fifteen years of war, the Emperor was exiled to Saint Helena. At the heart of the paintings, the artist Romantic drowned For half a century, the discomfort of the romantics would influence painting, until the arrival of Impressionism and, with it, its joie de vivre.
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