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La Brute est lâchée (The Brute is Let Loose)
  • Jean Veber
    1864–1928
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • La Brute est lâchée (The Brute is Let Loose), 1914
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 385 x 495 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/8 x 19 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 508 x 651 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 x 25 5/8 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0146
Description

Monochromatic image of a figure in a landscape. The man is in the center of the image holding metal tubes under both arms. There are bullets firing out of the tubes. The man has his legs spread far apart, the left leg coming toward the viewer and the right leg behind. He wears boots with spurs and gray pants and jacket. He has a helmet with a point on top and a skull and crossbones on the front. He has a moustache that points up on both ends and pointed teeth. He is standing on a tiny village and stream. The horizon line is about one quarter from the top.