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untitled (man being burned alive)
  • Georges Jeanniot
    1848–1934
    active: France
  • untitled (man being burned alive), 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • etching, aquatint
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 200 x 282 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 11 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 315 x 455 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 17 15/16 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 217 x 297 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 9/16 x 11 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0598
Description

Man tied to a tree, surrounded by flames. In the foreground are people being beaten with rifles. Several German soldiers surrounding them.