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Le Vêtement du Prisonnier de Guerre (bronze relief)
  • Max Blondat, artist
    1872–1925
    born: Crain, France ; died: Paris, France
    Edmond-Émile Lindauer, artist
    1869–1942
    born: Paris, France
    Jean Louis Forain
    1852–1931
    born: Reims, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Le Vêtement du Prisonnier de Guerre (bronze relief), 1914–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze, casting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14.1 x 8.5 x 1.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 1/2 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.2956
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Low relief bronze casting of an image of a seated soldier, leaning forward, with his head in one hand and using the other two write in a notebook or on a piece of paper. On the back is a small hanging hook and text, also in relief:
"Le Vêtement du Prisonnier de Guerre | Fondé en Décembre 1914 | À Ceux Qui l'Ont Créé | À Ceux qui l'Ont Aidé". Obverse sculpted by Blondat; reverse by Lindauer.