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Un Des Héros de Beauséjour
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Un Des Héros de Beauséjour, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 315 x 445 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 17 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 389 x 509 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 5/16 x 20 1/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0218
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Battlescene image of four men in uniforms standing on a low hill. Each man wears red pants, dark blue coats, and light blue hats, and carries a brown rifle. One of the men in the center is holding up another man in a light blue uniform whose body is limp, and whose face is white and has red blood dripping down the face from the top of the head.