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h envoy’s delegation would stay in the North Africa for six months, spending most of the time in the city of Tangier1.Travelling around Algeria and Morocco (after France conquered the former) with the diplomatic mission, the painter carefully “documented” everything he saw. Capturing the images of exotic lands, Delacroix created numerous sketches, drawings and watercolors. In these images, the painter sought to depict silhouettes, lifestyle, garments and manners. Eventually, impressions that Delacroix got in this trip, served as a rich source of inspiration for his further works.
The excerpts from his journal remind of paintings, too. The artist described rather briefly the events that took place during the journey: the mission’s moving through the country, the Jewish wedding, the audience at the emperor’s and others. In addition, there are mentions of exotic Eastern traditions and customs, like that of the Moors described in the note from March 11. While reading his journal, the painting enthusiast would be inevitably enraptured by aesthetics of Eugene Delacroix notes. The genuine artistic nature is clearly seen through the journal notes – the soul of a painter is reflected virtually in every sentence: instead of granting much attention to the events – as ordinary people do – Delacroix was mostly interested in details. It is not the ritual of Jewish wedding celebration that he depicted in his notes, but the surrounding and people. He described clothing, face traits and other details that probably wouldn’t be even mentioned in a journal of an ordinary person: “pretty Jewish woman; vest, sleeves, gold and amaranth. She is silhouetted halfway against the door, halfway against the wall.”2 This description of a Jewish woman present at the celebration of the wedding illustrates a peculiar artistic approach – the author doesn’t pamper the reader with exquisitely built complex sentences, this is more similar to operational notes. However, the
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