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Le fou (The Crazed Man)
  • André Edouard Devambez
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Le fou (The Crazed Man), 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: 249 x 336 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 259 x 344 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 3/16 x 13 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
  • 2005.0154.12
Label Text

Monochromatic image of a figure in a ruined cityscape. The figure is at bottom left wearing black pants and a white top. It has black hair and upraised arms. The right leg is in front and the left leg behind. There is a large two story building in the background with rubble. The building is largely destroyed, with broken walls, no roof, and broken windows. There are piles of rubble at lower left and in the bottom right corner. There are broken walls along the right side of the image.