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Le Depart (The Departure)
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Le Depart (The Departure)
  • Where object was made: France
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 256 x 248 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 476 x 326 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 3/4 x 12 13/16 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0126
Description

Black and white image of figures in a landscape. There are soldiers on the left side shown full length with caps on their heads and satchels on their sides. There is a couple embracing on the right side. The woman is shown from behind with short dark hair. She has her arms around the soldier’s shoulders. The man has his hands on her back. There is a woman in profile facing left on the right side.