Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Poste avancé sur l'Yser (Outpost on the Yser)
  • Maxime Maufra
    born: Nantes, France ; died: Poncé-sur-Loire, France
  • Poste avancé sur l'Yser (Outpost on the Yser), 1917
  • Paysages de guerre (War Landscapes)
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 230 x 329 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/16 x 12 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2008.0322.15
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Machine in a Void: World War I & the Graphic Arts," Mar-2010, Steve Goddard
Maufra's portfolio is unusual in its focus on the ecological impact of war-specifically the impact of war on the land. It also includes an important seascape with an image of the Seeadler (Sea Eagle), a German three-masted ship outfitted for battle that sailed under the guise of a Norwegian lumber ship.