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Première victoire: le 4 août 1914 à Morfontaine…(First Victory: The 4th of August, 1914 at Morfontaine)
  • Jean Veber
    1864–1928
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Première victoire: le 4 août 1914 à Morfontaine…(First Victory: The 4th of August, 1914 at Morfontaine)
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 278 x 370 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 15/16 x 14 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 421 x 558 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 12 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0136
Description

Monochromatic image of figures. There are two young boys at center left. They are both wearing white tops and gray shorts. They have their hands behind their backs and look slightly to the right. The boy on the right also has a vest on. There are a group of soldiers on the right. There are approximately nine seen from behind. They have helmets with a point on top, black boots, a belt with a satchel, and a rifle. They are looking and pointing their guns to the left, at the boys. There is a soldier at center right facing the viewer. He is holding a baton in the air in his right hand and has his mouth open.