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La Mandoline
  • Georges Braque
    born: Argenteuil-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Oise, France ; died: Paris, France
  • La Mandoline, circa 1945
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 243 x 170 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 363 x 275 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 9/16 x 6 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/4 x 10 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0013

Female figure in the center, wearing clothes striped with yellow, blue, green, orange and brown. The figure is holding an object in their hands (a mandolin?). The background is made from various geometric shapes that each have a different color pattern.