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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: 230 x 284 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/16 x 11 3/16 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
  • 2011.0058.02
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Fix wing airplane with bullseye patterns at end of wing in LR foreground, cockpit is open and a helmeted airman is visible; another airplane with and iron crosses on wings in UR middle ground, beams of sunlight emanate from UL corner, in lower background land seen from the air. Remark in bottom register depicting airmen performing maintance on place at L and loosely etched ¼ length figure at right.