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Les trous d'obus (Shell Holes)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Les trous d'obus (Shell Holes), 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: 232 x 311 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 12 1/4 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 237 x 317 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 5/16 x 12 1/2 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
  • 2005.0154.08
Label Text

Monochromatic image of figures in an exterior. There is a large hole in the bottom left corner. There are figures inside the hole. There are smaller holes in all three other quadrants. Some of the holes have water in them. The figures are dressed as soldiers with trench coats, helmets, and belts. The ground above the holes is smooth and white.