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L'usine détruite - Nieuport (Ruined Factory, Nieuport)
  • Maxime Maufra
    born: Nantes, France ; died: Poncé-sur-Loire, France
  • L'usine détruite - Nieuport (Ruined Factory, Nieuport), 1917
  • Paysages de guerre (War Landscapes)
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 235 x 327 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 12 7/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0322.20
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Machine in a Void: World War I & the Graphic Arts," Mar-2010, Steve Goddard
Maufra's portfolio is unusual in its focus on the ecological impact of war-specifically the impact of war on the land. It also includes an important seascape with an image of the Seeadler (Sea Eagle), a German three-masted ship outfitted for battle that sailed under the guise of a Norwegian lumber ship.