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Gare la marmite! (Watch Out for the Big Shell!)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    1867–1944
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Gare la marmite! (Watch Out for the Big Shell!), 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: 247 x 308 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 12 1/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 256 x 319 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 1/16 x 12 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 367 x 485 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 7/16 x 19 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0154.09
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Monochromatic image of figures in an exterior. There is a figure dressed in all white in the top left quadrant. His back is against a building and his arms are crossed over his chest. His head is down and his knees are bent. There is a cloud of smoke next to him. There is a man on a black horse at center left. The horse has the rear left hoof facing the viewer. The head is on the left and the back is on the right. The rider is falling backward with the left arm in the air. There is a doorway between the two figures.