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A Mon Ami: JM Chambon
  • Valère Bernard
    1880–1936
    born: Marseilles, France ; died: Marseilles, France ; active: France
  • A Mon Ami: JM Chambon, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 187 x 118 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 382 x 229 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 15 1/16 x 9 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0255
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Against a black, cross-hatched background, there is an emaciated, skeletal female figure who is partially nude and her head and lower body is wrapped in draped cloth. Her two arms are placed around a young boy on the facing left side who reaches upward toward her breast. On the facing right is a young girl and at her feet is an emaciated, skeletal man with a long white beard.