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L'Âne et le chien (The Donkey and the Dog)
  • Marc Chagall, artist
    1887–1985
    born: Liozna, Russian Empire (present-day Belarus) ; died: Saint-Paul, France ; active: France
    Ambroise Vollard, publisher
    1867–1939
    born: Saint-Denis, France ; died: Paris, France
  • L'Âne et le chien (The Donkey and the Dog), 1952
  • Series of 100: Plate 86, La Fontaine Fables (Fountain of Fables)
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 298 x 239 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 400 x 305 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/4 x 9 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0113
Description
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Exhibitions

Print depicting a bucking donkey, a dog, a boy, and a woman. The donkey is in the foreground, and it is kicking its back legs up toward the top of the print. The boy is standing just behind the donkey in the right side of the print, and his arms are raised in the air. There is a dog seated on the ground next to the boy. There is a woman standing in the background and watching. There is a tree in the top right corner of the print, and the side of a house and another tree in the top left corner of the print.