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Sous les Bombes: Planche VI -- Avion Canon de la Défense en vol sur la citéu (Under the Bombes: Plate VI-Aeriel Guns of the Defense in Flight over the City)
  • Maurice Busset
    1879–1936
    born: Clermont-Ferrand, France ; died: Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Sous les Bombes: Planche VI -- Avion Canon de la Défense en vol sur la citéu (Under the Bombes: Plate VI-Aeriel Guns of the Defense in Flight over the City), 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: 242 x 344 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 266 x 372 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 395 x 495 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 13 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 14 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 15 9/16 x 19 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0058.08
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Bi-wing plane with gunmen at nose in extreme UR foreground dropping bright yellow and white bombs. The city stretches across the lower half of the image in bright purple; Notre-Dame cathedral and other builings are delineated in black. Other clusters of bombs and bi-wing planes in the UL background.