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untitled sketch ("underwater orchestra")
  • Jellal Ben Abdallah
    born 1921
    born: Sidi Bou Saïd, Tunis, Tunisia ; active: Tunisia
  • untitled sketch ("underwater orchestra"), circa 1960s
  • Where object was made: Tunisia
  • watercolor, pen on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 100 x 130 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 15/16 x 5 1/8 in
    Frame Dimensions: 24.5 x 27 x 1.5 cm
    Frame Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Amin Bouker
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0259

A group of five people sit and play instruments underwater. One appears to be playing a mandolin or a lute, another seems to have a harp, a third has a drum, and another plays the cymbals. There are two fish swimming in the greenish-blue background.