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Les Nécrophores (The Pall Bearers)
  • Félix Edouard Vallotton
    1865–1925
    born: Lausanne, Switzerland ; died: Paris, France
  • Les Nécrophores (The Pall Bearers), 1891
  • Where object was made: Switzerland
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 145 x 252 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 324 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 5 11/16 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 12 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0064
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A large group of men (drawn in line) at right watch five pallbearers work to load a coffin onto a cart. The pallbearers are in black and are wearing top hats.