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La Lecture
  • Paul-Émile Colin
    born: Lunéville, France ; died: Bourg-la-Reine, France ; active: France
  • La Lecture, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • wood engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 124 x 99 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 7/8 x 3 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 243 x 192 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 7 9/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0323

A soldier in a uniform is seated on a grassy hill underneath a tree that has branches that extend across the top of the print. The soldier is holding a book in his lap and has his proper left leg bent and proper right leg extended.