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untitled (portrait of an aviator)
  • Joseph-Félix Bouchor
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • untitled (portrait of an aviator), 1915
  • Where object was made: France
  • oil on panel
  • Canvas/Support: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
    Frame Dimensions: 19 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2526
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Empire of Things," Jun-2014, Steve Goddard
Bouchor travelled with the Allied troops and recorded many aspects of the conflict. The inscription indicates that while flying their Morane aircraft, Captain Q… and Military Observer A… shot down a German aircraft (Aviatik) near Verdun, France on June 6, 1915.