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Les otages (The Hostages)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Les otages (The Hostages), 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: 233 x 303 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 11 7/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 238 x 308 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 3/8 x 12 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 368 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
  • 2005.0154.07
Label Text

Print depicting a line of six men walking down a hill, which slopes down toward the right side of the print. The figure in the front of the line is on horseback, and he is holding a sword. The men behind him are wearing long coats and the front of a horse is in the top left corner of the print. The foreground is covered with light-colored rocks.