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untitled (prefatory etching)
  • Maurice Busset
    1879–1936
    born: Clermont-Ferrand, France ; died: Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • untitled (prefatory etching), 1918
  • Au temps des Gothas, Paris bombardé, Janvier - Juillet 1918, Nocturnes en bleu et rouge
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 205 x 267 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 10 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 390 x 485 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 19 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0058.01
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Bi-wing airplane with bullseye patterns at ends of wings trailing exhaust or fuel in LL foreground, another bi-wing airplane with and iron cross visible on bottom edge of wing in UR middle ground, clouds in middle and background, breaking apart to reveal beams of sunlight and land seen from the air.