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Comète de la Guerre (The Comet of War)
  • Henry de Groux
    1867–1930
    born: St-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium ; died: Marseille, France
  • Comète de la Guerre (The Comet of War), 1918
  • Le Visage de la Victoire
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • etching, aquatint
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 172 x 253 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 3/4 x 9 15/16 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 178 x 259 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 x 10 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 250 x 321 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0111
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Comet w/man’s face flies up from bottom right towards upper left; numerous stars in background. (Saturn at center bottom)