Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Arrival of the Replacements (Arrivée des Remplacans),

Etching on laid paper

Print impression quality: Very good

Dimensions (Plate): 263 x 359 mm (10.4 x 14.1 in.)

Inscribed, lower center: title and “Ou Tableau de Paris et de la France, en Floreal…”

Accession number: 1969.36.1.1

Gift of Heinrich Schwarz (DAC Curator 1954–1972), 1969

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Heinrich Schwarz (Lugt 1372)

The pair of prints (with DAC 1969.36.1.2), contrasting a poor couple arriving in Paris and a bourgeois couple departing in a carriage, probably satirizes the custom of paying for substitutes for army recruitment.

Work Type: print

Related Works: See DAC 1969.36.1.2 for the other print in this pair.

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