Nezahat ÖZCAN

Keywords: Süleyman Nazif,İbrahim Cehdi,Eugene Delacroix,Poem of Servet-i Fünun


Süleyman Nazif produced many literary works in the Servet-i Fünun literature and in the constitutional monarchy period literature, and is known with his enthusiastic nationalistic proses. He also writes also a poem for Eugene Delacroix who was a French romantic painter. Süleyman Nazif expressed his admiration to the French painter's art in this poem. The reason why Süleyman Nazif wrote a poem addressing to Eugene Delacroix was mostly related to the painter's romanticism, to his famous painting "Liberty Leading the People", and to his use of Turks as the subjects of his drawings.