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Le Métro: Planche VII -- Sous les Voutes du Métro Odéon, 27 Juin 1918 (The Metro: Plate VII-Under the Vaults of the Métro Odéon)
  • Maurice Busset
    1879–1936
    born: Clermont-Ferrand, France ; died: Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Le Métro: Planche VII -- Sous les Voutes du Métro Odéon, 27 Juin 1918 (The Metro: Plate VII-Under the Vaults of the Métro Odéon), 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: 250 x 357 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 270 x 384 mm
    Mat Dimensions: 395 x 495 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 14 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 15 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 15 9/16 x 19 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0058.09
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Many figures crowd a tunnel, which extends into the UR background. A railroad or subway track extends from left to right across the lower half of the image. Printed in warm ochre, brown and orange tones, which lights picked out in bright orange.