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la permissionnaire (The Soldier on Leave)
  • Lucien Laforge
    1885–1952
    born: Paris, France ; active: France
  • la permissionnaire (The Soldier on Leave), 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 259 x 195 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/16 x 7 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 315 x 238 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 9 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0154
Description

Figures in a landscape. There is a man wearing purple with a long beard at center left. He has a white bag over his shoulder and hanging at his side. He is stepping into a gate in a green fence with a white bird perched on it. There is a small child at bottom center wearing black pants, a white shirt and purple suspenders and a cap. There is a white duck at bottom left and a yellow dog in the bottom right corner. There is a woman in a purple skirt, white shirt, and black shoes on the right. She is holding a baby in white. There is a yellow road from center left to the center of the image and two blue trees in the top left quadrant. The sky is pink.