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Devant le Pirée (At Piraeus)
  • Jean Louis Forain
    1852–1931
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Devant le Pirée (At Piraeus), 1916–1917
  • drawing for Le Figaro, published January 3, 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
  • 1978.0192.24
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Back view of a standing man in boat looking down at life preservers. Kneeling figure holds one of the perservers up.