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L'Orphelin
  • Paul-Émile Colin
    1867–1949
    born: Lunéville, France ; died: Bourg-la-Reine, France ; active: France
  • L'Orphelin, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 182 x 130 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 3/16 x 5 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 220 x 176 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 11/16 x 6 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0325
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Two standing figures in the center of the print. On the facing left is a female figure wrapped in a cloak and with a hood that goes over her head. She wears wooden clogs and has her arms wrapped around a male child who has his hand on her shoulder. In the background are two trees that are bent toward the facing left. The print is done in bluish black and grayish tan ink.