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untitled (futuristic cityscape)
  • Henry Chapront
    1876–1965
    born: Rochefort, France ; died: Rochefort, France ; active: France
  • untitled (futuristic cityscape), 1921
  • Where object was made: France
  • aquatint, etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 166 x 114 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 9/16 x 4 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 283 x 208 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 8 3/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0296
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

In the facing right corner of the foreground are two black towers or spires. In the bottom facing left corner are three more spires with rays of sun radiating out from behind them, At the facing left edge is a large, stylized face in profile. Next to the dark towers at the bottom facing right is a standing figure with his hands raised. At the top of the image is a stylized, nude female figure who is lying horizontally.