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La guerre et les humoristes exposition
  • Maurice Leroy
    1885–1973
    active: France
  • La guerre et les humoristes exposition, 1917
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 1009 x 1375 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 39 3/4 x 54 1/8 in
    Canvas/Support: 1075 x 1441 mm
    Canvas/Support: 42 5/16 x 56 3/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.3008
Description

Text on the left side of the sheet is an advertisement for an exposition for humorists to discuss and react to the war. On the right is an image of a female figure with angel wings (a personification of censorship). She has pointed, bat-like ears. She is wearing glasses and is holding a giant pair of scissors with both hands.