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Le noel du Kronprinz (The Crown Prince's Christmas)
  • Raoul Vion
  • Le noel du Kronprinz (The Crown Prince's Christmas), 1914
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 251 x 477 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 7/8 x 18 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 502 x 649 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 25 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0165
Description

Image of two figures in an interior. On the left is an old man in a red suit trimmed in white fur (identified as Santa Claus) who holds a woven basket in both hands. There is a small army with cannons and flags coming out of the basket. There is a man seated on the right side in a soldier’s uniform. He wears a grey jacket with red cuffs and collar. He has black boots and gray pants and a grey and red helmet. He is seated in profile facing left. There is a sword on the ground near his left hand. There is a plume of smoke between the men with small airplanes in it. The background is orange on the left and brown and black on the right.