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Courage, Resignation

Courage, Résignation

Artist: François-Séraphin Delpech (1778 - 1825) Printer
Artist: Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet (1792 - 1845) Primary
Date: 1820
19th century
Dimensions: 13.78 x 11.02 in. (35 x 28 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.39
Not on view.


Charlet's prints often drew public attention to the situation of veterans of the Napoleonic wars, such as these two ex-soldiers. As La Combe observes, the lancer on the right seems to express resignation, but the grenadier to the left seems more angry than merely courageous.



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