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Le Rève du Fou (The Madman's Dream)
  • A. Delaye
  • Le Rève du Fou (The Madman's Dream), 1914
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 229 x 303 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 11 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 377 x 492 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 13/16 x 19 3/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.1236
Description

Image of a map of Europe with a man's (identified as Wilhelm II) head, hands, and one boot coming through the map at Germany, and there is blood dripping from his hands and the German borders.