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Polemical Duel between Lady Quotidienne and Sir Journal de Paris

Artist:
Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)
Date:
1821
Medium:
Lithograph, second state of two
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 12 3/8 in. (22.8 x 31.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.512.13
Not on view
This print mocks the conservative press through a joust between two combating factions, the 'Quotidienne' and the 'Journal de Paris'.
Duel polémique entre dame quotidienne et messire le Journal de Paris

Inscription: Lettered in stone upper center: "Juge du Camp", lower center: "Duel Polemique entre Dame Quotidienne et Messire le Journal de Paris"

Each figure in the image is numbered. Interpretive key to each number is found at the bottom of the image
Delteil 34ii; Delteil/Strauber 34ii
Adolphe Moreau Eugène Delacroix et son oeuvre. Librairie des Bibliophiles, Paris, 1873, cat. no. 96.

Alfred-Ernest Robaut L'Oeuvre complet d'Eugène Delacroix: Peintures, Dessins, Gravures, Lithographies. Paris, 1885, cat. no. 45.

Loys Delteil "Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré: Ingres & Delacroix". Vol. III, Paris, 1908, cat. no. 34.ii, np.

Loys Delteil, Susan Elizabeth Strauber Delacroix: The Graphic Work : A Catalogue Raisonné. San Francisco, 1997, cat. no. 34.ii, p. 86.



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