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Le Rêve
  • Anselmo Bucci
    1887–1955
    born: Fossombrone, Italy ; died: Monza, Italy ; active: Italy, France
  • Le Rêve, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • drypoint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 184 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 276 x 360 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 14 3/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0291
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Large group of soldiers who are lying down or half-sitting on the ground. In the foreground, there is a dog curled up in the lower facing left corner. Behind it is a group of soldiers, some with their backs to the viewer and another man is eating from a spoon. On the facing right is a man with his hand over his eyes and a rifle next to him. Behind him there are more resting soldiers.