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Le Kaiser Prend Le Commandement Des Armées Austro-Hongroises & Allemandes (The Kaiser Takes Command of the Austro-Hungarian and German Armies)
  • Emile Causé
    1867–?
    born: Porrentry, Switzerland
  • Le Kaiser Prend Le Commandement Des Armées Austro-Hongroises & Allemandes (The Kaiser Takes Command of the Austro-Hungarian and German Armies), 1914
  • Where object was made: France
  • color line block (photomechanical relief print)
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 253 x 447 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 15/16 x 17 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 501 x 655 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 25 13/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2376
Description

Brown, black, and beige image of figures and animals in a landscape. There are four children and an adult at bottom left. The adult is male and wears a helmet with a point on top. The children are holding swords. There are animals attacking figures at middle left. There is a spotted cat (leopard) attacking a man below a lion with a rooster on its head. There is a statue and a ruined smoking city at upper left. There is a bear at upper right holding a shield with a double-headed eagle. There is a bird (eagle?) wearing a helmet with a point at top right. There is a group of soldiers in the right half of the composition holding swords, guns, and wearing helmets with points. There are trees in the background at upper right. There is text in the bottom right corner.