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Devant la mort (Facing Death)
  • Jean Louis Forain
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Devant la mort (Facing Death), 1915
  • drawing for Le Figaro, published October 9, 1915
  • 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
  • 1978.0192.12

Two seated soldiers in left foreground. One leans forward with arms resting on knees, while other looks over his shoulder at figure in background lying on a cot. There is one figure standing by the cot.