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La Rivière: Les Hindous de la Somme
  • Paul-Émile Colin
    1867–1949
    born: Lunéville, France ; died: Bourg-la-Reine, France ; active: France
  • La Rivière: Les Hindous de la Somme, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • drypoint, etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 133 x 206 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/4 x 8 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 186 x 257 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/16 x 10 1/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0305
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Landscape scene of a river in a wooded area. In the facing left foreground there is a man seated on the ground with his knees up and his arms outstretched and resting on the tops of the knees, and he has a large basket in front of him. In the facing right foreground there is a standing man wearing a turban and carrying a basket in each hand. In the center is another man wearing a turban, facing away from the viewer and crouched at the river's edge. In the background on the other side of the river are two figures, one standing and one crouching and both are nude.