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Guerre sous-marine (The Submarine War)
  • Jean Louis Forain
    1852–1931
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Guerre sous-marine (The Submarine War), 1917
  • drawing for Le Figaro
  • Where object was made: France
  • Conté crayon, India ink, white gouache
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 32.7 x 50.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 7/8 x 19 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Sams
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0192.01
Description
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Exhibitions

Figure in center seen from the waist up, coming out of a square opening of a submarine. Hands up to figure's face, as though figure is shouting. Arm extends out of water in foreground right, ships/submarines(?) in distant right.