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Eugène Delacroix: The Good Samaritan (1852)

Eugène Delacroix 1798 – 1863

The Good Samaritan (1852)

oil on canvas (34 × 42 cm) — 1852 Museum Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Eugène Delacroix biography

This work is linked to Luke 10:33

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The Samaritan helps the wounded victim of a robbery with wine and oil.

Earlier Delacroix depicted the next moment in this well-known parable: the Samaritan takes the man with him on his horse (here).

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Title: Eugène Delacroix: The Good Samaritan (1852)
Author / citation: here
First published: 27 September 2005
Last modified: 3 January 2009