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Octobre 1914: Reims
  • Hermann-Paul
    1864–1940
    born: Paris, France ; died: Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Bouches-du-Rhône, France ; active: France
  • Octobre 1914: Reims, 1915
  • Calendrier de la Guerre, 1er année
  • Where object was made: France
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 310 x 205 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/16 x 8 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 345 x 250 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 9/16 x 9 13/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0059.03
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A woman in a white nurse’s uniform supports a man (who appears to be blind) in a loose black jacket with a cast on his right arm. They are picking their way through stone rubble; behind them is a gothic sculpture (one of a group of sculptures from Reims Cathedral’s West Portal).