The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
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In this print Delacroix is making a satirical reference to the official government "abolition" of censorship in 1822 which is suggested by the devil leading a car which hauls the censors away from their abandoned headquarters.
Le déménagement de la censure
Inscription: Lettered in stone middle left: 'MAISON A LOUER', bottom left: 'Lithog. de C. Motte', bottom center 'Le Déménagement'..., bottom right 'Miroir (Journal)'
Delteil 35; Delteil/Strauber 35
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 100.
Artist: Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)Date: 1824Medium: Aquatint printed in black ink on heavy wove paper, with additions in graphite, by hand; very rareAccession: 1998.529On view in:Not on view