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Le Basileus chassé (The Basileus Being Thrown Out)
  • Jean Louis Forain
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Le Basileus chassé (The Basileus Being Thrown Out), 1917
  • drawing for Le Figaro, published June, 1917
  • 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
  • 1978.0192.06

Bald male figure, holding a suitcase in his proper left hand, walking in front of a group of soldiers. Some of the soldiers are holding rifles against their shoulders. On the right side is a short set of stairs with an armchair placed on top.