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Les Caractères observés par un vieux Philosophe du haut de sa fenêtre et mis en 12 images par Guy Arnoux, artiste á Paris
  • Guy Arnoux
    1886–1951
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Les Caractères observés par un vieux Philosophe du haut de sa fenêtre et mis en 12 images par Guy Arnoux, artiste á Paris, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir, hand coloring
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 216 x 291 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 11 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 235 x 311 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 12 1/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0147
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

In the center of the print, the title is printed in large cursive letters. On the facing right side is a bespectacled, white haired man in an ornate green cushioned chair, wearing a red robe that has a red, yellow and green patterned lining, and wearing a green and red hat. He wears blue breeches and his shoes have a coral colored heel, and he holds a quill in his proper right hand a book in his proper left hand. On the facing left side is a tall grandfather clock and at the base of the clock is a gray dog and a calico cat.