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La Torpille de la Rue de Rivoli: Planche X. -- Rue de Rivoli, la Nuit du 11 Avril 1918
  • Maurice Busset
    1879–1936
    born: Clermont-Ferrand, France ; died: Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • La Torpille de la Rue de Rivoli: Planche X. -- Rue de Rivoli, la Nuit du 11 Avril 1918, 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
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 14 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 270 x 384 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 15 1/8 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
  • 2011.0058.12
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Crowds of people cluster along a street in the foreground, around a fire engine car, while other firemen ride bicycles toward a bright fire in the center of the image. The light of the fire reflects off of street lights and buildings.