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Un Brin de Poudre de Riz (A Touch of Rice Powder)
  • Eduardo García Benito
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • Un Brin de Poudre de Riz (A Touch of Rice Powder), 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 496 x 328 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 1/2 x 12 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0246

Print of a black man wearing a soldier's uniform seated in a chair. Standing on the chair is a small female child. In her proper right hand she holds a powder puff and in her left hand she holds a container of powder. She is applying white rice powder to the soldier's proper right cheek. His proper right hand is around her waist. The ink of the print is brown.