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La réponse (The Answer)
  • Jean Louis Forain
    1852–1931
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • La réponse (The Answer), 1916
  • drawing for Le Figaro, published December 27, 1916
  • 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
  • 1978.0192.05
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Man on a raised area of land on the left side, looking down and reading while a soldier at right looks up to the man and points behind him to his left with both hands. There are ruins/rock formations(?) in the background.