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Les deux faucheurs: Le Temps travaille pour nous.... et la Mort aussi
  • Georges d’Ostoya, artist
    1875–?
    born: Okocalvech? ; active: France, Russia
    A. Le Prince, publisher
  • Les deux faucheurs: Le Temps travaille pour nous.... et la Mort aussi, 1916
  • L’Invasion des barbares
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph, pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 362 x 483 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/4 x 19 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 502 x 584 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 23 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2588.15
Description

Skeleton wearing a red jumpsuit and brown boots, standing on the rings of a planet and holding a scythe. Below him is a charging mass of German soldiers and several falling off the rings.