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Le Guetteur (The Watcher)
  • Maurice Busset
    1879–1936
    born: Clermont-Ferrand, France ; died: Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Le Guetteur (The Watcher), 1918
  • Au temps des Gothas, Paris bombardé, Janvier - Juillet 1918, Nocturnes en bleu et rouge
  • Where object was made: France
  • color woodcut
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 354 x 246 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 15/16 x 9 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 372 x 264 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 10 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 395 x 495 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 15 9/16 x 19 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0058.03
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Catalogue raisonné

A man is a heavy coat and helmet stands on a roughly-constructed turret with his back to the viewer. He looks out into a starry blue sky above a wooded horizon. Blue Mat.