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Le “Brilliant Second” (“Tout de même si c’etait vrai que j’ai chogriné St. Père)
  • Adolphe Ernest Gumery
    1861–1942
  • Le “Brilliant Second” (“Tout de même si c’etait vrai que j’ai chogriné St. Père)
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 413 x 273 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 1/4 x 10 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 657 x 467 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 25 7/8 x 18 3/8 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0151
Description

Image of a figure in a landscape. The man is standing in the center of the image, full length, in a soldiers uniform. He is wearing a hat with large black feathers on top. He has a white shirt with medals and a large red handprint on his chest. He has black pants and a sword on the right side. There is red (blood) on his hands and on his black boots. He has white facial hair. In the background are smoking ruins, pools of red and figures lying on the ground. The horizon line is approximately halfway down from the top.