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le cuistot (The Cook)
  • Lucien Laforge
    born: Paris, France ; active: France
  • le cuistot (The Cook), 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 261 x 191 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 314 x 240 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 9 7/16 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
  • 2004.0157
Label Text

Figures in a landscape. There is a seated figure in the bottom right corner, his back to the viewer. There is a figure seated in profile facing right in the bottom left quadrant. There is a standing figure in the top right quadrant. All three figures have red skin and red shirts. They wear blue hats and pants with green stripped socks and brown shoes. They smoke pipes. There is a black caldron in the center of the image with fire underneath and a plume of smoke coming out the top. There is a red dog at bottom center. The horizon line is roughly half-way down and the sky is green. There is a small figure left of center.