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Novembre, 1914: Yser
  • Hermann-Paul
    born: Paris, France ; died: Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Bouches-du-Rhône, France ; active: France
  • Novembre, 1914: Yser, 1915
  • Calendrier de la Guerre, 1er année
  • Where object was made: France
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • 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
  • 2011.0059.04

A red-haired woman in a simple black dress holds a child up to embrace a man in military uniform, who leans out of the hatch of a tank. At the woman’s feet are the child’s straw hat, a basket and a cloth bundle. A leafless tree occupies the right middle ground, and beyond it is a distant silhouette of a town.