After the battle. Painting of the early 19th century, by Delacroix Ferdinand Victor Eugène (1798 – 1863). The hero of the Greek Revolution proved that the Greeks had the courage and strength to claim their freedom and inspire with their struggle. The great Philhellene French romantic painter of the 19th century, was inspired by the Greek Revolution. His famous paintings are the massacre of Chios, and Greece in the ruins of Messolonghi.