"The Exorcism": Ridding France of the Devil Napoleon

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Title

"The Exorcism": Ridding France of the Devil Napoleon

Description

The seal in the foreground, with its fleur–de–lys, indicates a return to royalism after France’s liberation from Napoleon. In addition, the secularism associated with the Revolution is countered with the image’s reference to the religious practice of exorcism.

Creator

Hoffmann

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/166/|Collection de Vinck. <em>Un siècle d'histoire de France par l'estampe, 1770-1870</em>. Vol. 73 (pièces 9503-9634), Restauration et Cent-Jours

Format

JPEG

Language

German

Identifier

166

Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

17.8 x 16.8 cm

Title (French)

Die Exorcisten

Citation

Hoffmann, “"The Exorcism": Ridding France of the Devil Napoleon,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed July 14, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/166.