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L'Ogre
  • Jean Ray
    1881–?
    born: Pisa, Italy ; active: France
  • L'Ogre, 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir, hand coloring
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 265 x 420 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 7/16 x 16 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 375 x 558 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 21 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.1040
Description

Image of an ogre dressed in a German officer's uniform, with both legs caught in a bear trap, surrounded by children in various regional costumes.