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La pluie (The Rain)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • La pluie (The Rain), 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: 106 x 278 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 10 15/16 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 108 x 279 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 4 1/4 x 11 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 x 486 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
  • 2005.0154.05
Label Text

Monochromatic image of three figures in a landscape. The three figures are in the center, shown full length. They are walking in the rain. They wear soldier’s helmets, trench coats, and boots. The figure furthest right has a walking stick. The figure in the middle has a backpack on. There are two gray trucks in the top left quadrant and a gray bridge in the top right quadrant. There is diagonal rain along the top half of the image.