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155 régiment d'infanterie
  • Gaston Simoes de Fonseca
    1874–1954
    born: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 155 régiment d'infanterie, 1916
  • Where object was made: France
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 100 x 134 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 15/16 x 5 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 145 x 172 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 11/16 x 6 3/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.3017
Description

Soldiers crouch behind an earthen barricade. They are facing away from the viewer. The sky overhead is cloudy and foreboding. White streaks, possibly smoke, rise from the horizon.
The piece's title, the artist’s name, and the date are in the top right corner of the work.