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Caricature vs. the Censor 1831 - 1878

   
 

 

     
 

Le Charge n'est elle pas une vérité ?

J.J Grandville & E. Forest
Lithograph published in La Caricature
June 28, 1832
Approx. 10"w x 14"h
 

   
   
 

Louis-Philippe, dressed as a stonemason plastering over the unfulfilled promises he made during the Revolution of 1830. This caricature prompted La Caricature's first seizure by authorities.

Philipon went to trial where he made the famous sketches that transformed the king's face into a pear.

               
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