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La Coeur de l'Amerique (The Heart of America)
  • Eduardo García Benito
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • La Coeur de l'Amerique (The Heart of America), 1917–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph, pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 250 x 407 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 377 x 489 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 13/16 x 19 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0101

Print of a hospital scene. On the facing right side there is a man lying on a cot, wearing a blue coat,wrapped in a gray blanket and with white bandages on his head. A nurse wearing a blue cape over a white uniform kneals next to him and holds a white cup next to his mouth. At either end of the cot is a male figure in a tan uniform wearing a white armband with a red cross on it. On the facing left side is another nurse dressed in blue and white standing next to a table the has small white cups on it and she holds a pitcher in her hands. In the background there is a gray truck with a large red cross on the side and the marks "M. 1633 U.S." and there is another man in a tan uniform who is reaching inside the back.