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Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night)
  • Jean-Gabriel Domergue
    1889–1962
    born: France
  • Nuit Blanche (Sleepless Night), 1914
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 290 x 368 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/8 x 14 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 382 x 564 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 22 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0131
Description
Exhibitions

Blue, black, and white image of figures in a landscape. There are two figures in the center of the composition, shown full length. There is a man on the left in a nightshirt. He is leaning against the railing of a fence and looks up and to the right. On the right is a woman in a short white slip with a black shawl wrapped around her shoulders and hanging down in the front and back. She looks up and to the right. There is a building on the left side with two open doors. There is a fence from center left to the right side. There are white stars in the sky and a streak of white from the shoulder of the woman to the top right corner.