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Les réserves (The Reserves)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Les réserves (The Reserves), 1915–1917
  • Douze eaux-fortes, scènes de la guerre (Twelve Etchings, Scenes from the War)
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 280 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 11 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 220 x 280 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 11 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 369 x 485 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 19 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0154.01
Label Text

Monochromatic image of an army encampment from an elevated view. There are many figures in every quadrant, especially the bottom half of he image and the top left quadrant. The figures are dressed as soldiers, with helmets, trench coats backpacks, and canteens. In the center, some figures are setting up tent poles. The horizon line is very near the top of the page. There are light gray trees on the horizon.