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Caricature vs. the Censor 1831 - 1878

   
 

 

     
 

Digestion du Budjet
travail administratif, politique,
moral et surtout économique.

J.J Grandville & E. Forest
Lithograph published in La Caricature
September 6, 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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