Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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A les Faits [?] est
  • Eduardo García Benito
    1891–1981
    born: Valladolid, Spain ; active: France
  • A les Faits [?] est, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • aquatint, etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 209 x 501 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 19 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 384 x 620 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 24 7/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0248
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Three paneled print. The largest one in the center depicts nine figures and a small infant. In the foreground is a mother and father with a child. At the facing right is a small group of people gathered around two soldiers, identified as possibly German, one standing and one on horseback. The one on horseback is playing a bugle. The facing left panel depicts an interior scene with a chair and lamp on a table the partially casts light on a male and female figure embracing and there is a window behind them. The facing right panel depicts depicts a tonsured monk with his hands outstretched, kneeling on the ground in front of a large crucifix. There are rays of light coming from a window behind him.