|Delacroix, Fantasia Arabe, Staedel Museum, Frankfurt|
The journey to Morocco facilitated both renewal and greater emancipation from the standards still prevalent in the studios and in the Salon [...] The brilliant sunlight of the landscape [...] the outdoor scenes have a silvery-yellow, almost Veronese light...
'Delacroix: Romantic Classicist', Romanticism and Its Discontents
That other detail, of the caravan of animals and servants being sent off to Esau, represents Delacroix's last Moorish fantasy.
See also the following earlier posts: Julius and the Angel and A Private View.