He felt it was the duty of his as a painter to capture the event as the revolutionists sensed it had been the duty of theirs to battle. Delacroix’s fascinating colors limit the composition and mixed with his extreme brushstrokes produce an unforgettable canvas.
The activity is actually congested, primarily taking up the lower part of the fabric with a focus spilling over to the middle. Righter-Most portion and the background of the fabric remain mainly desolate, engulfed in the clouds as well as smoke of the cannons.
Delacroix’s utilization of color in this particular painting is surely important. The brilliant red, blue and white of the flag at the middle of the fabric direct the eye on a journey.