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Guillaume le Maudit (Wilhelm the Damned)
  • Henri Gabriel Ibels
    1867–1936
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Guillaume le Maudit (Wilhelm the Damned)
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 404 x 608 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 7/8 x 23 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 442 x 639 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 3/8 x 25 1/8 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0160
Description

Figures in a landscape. There are two male soldiers on the left. The one furthermost left wears a black an dray uniform with a black and red hat. He is in profile facing left. The man next to him wears a white uniform and black boots. He has a black helmet with a spike on top. There are a group of soldiers at bottom center in green. They have backpacks, spiked helmets, and rifles. There are four figures in the bottom right quadrant. There is a woman in a white top and brown skirt with an arm around a child on either side of her. There is a blond child on the left and a brunette child on the right. There is an old man reclining in the bottom right corner. In the top right corner is a faint image of a seated woman with a sword in her lap. In the center of the image is a landscape with buildings on fire. There is text at top center and in the bottom right quadrant.