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Les Neutres: Un Avion Allemand Viole le Territoire Suisse
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Les Neutres: Un Avion Allemand Viole le Territoire Suisse, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • woodcut, pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 216 x 307 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 12 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 319 x 397 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 9/16 x 15 5/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0200
Description

In the foreground is a gray, armored car carrying three soldiers wearing blue uniforms, hats, and scarves and carrying rifles. The wheels of the armored car have smoke behind them, indicating motion. In the background is a small village surrounded by a landscape of purple, pink and white mountains.

The series title "La Grande Guerre" is printed at the top of the page and the image title and descriptive text are printed at the bottom of the page.