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Le Ciel dans l'Imagination allemande
  • Georges d’Ostoya, artist
    1875–?
    born: Okocalvech? ; active: France, Russia
    A. Le Prince, publisher
  • Le Ciel dans l'Imagination allemande, 1916
  • L’Invasion des barbares
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph, pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 363 x 481 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 5/16 x 18 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 503 x 584 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 13/16 x 23 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2588.21
Description

Several people in various activities, against a background of clouds. In the foreground is a man playing a piano, while another man watches. In the center is an officer smoking a pipe and having his shoes shined in front of a throne with an eagle perched on it. In teh background are several men with wings on their backs.