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C'est la guerre! (This is War!)

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Félix Vallotton, C'est la guerre! (This is War!), 1915-1916, paper-covered board with cloth tape and an illustrated cover; portfolio of six woodcuts, Gift of Tom Firman, no known copyright restrictions, 2013.50.1a

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Title

C'est la guerre! (This is War!)

Artist

Félix Vallotton (Swiss, 1865-1925)

Date

1915-1916

Medium

paper-covered board with cloth tape and an illustrated cover; portfolio of six woodcuts

Edition

86/90

Catalogue Raisonné

Valloton-Goerg 212-217b

Dimensions (H x W x D)

closed: 10 5/8 in x 13 11/16 in x 3/16 in

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Object Type

portfolio

Culture

Swiss

Credit Line

Gift of Tom Firman

Accession Number

2013.50.1a

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

portfolios

wars

World War I (1914-1918)

world wars

Description

In the 1890s, Félix Vallotton achieved fame with his stylish woodcuts of Parisian life. He deployed the same elegant touch and extreme simplicity in scenes of brutal war, using a graceful arabesque line to describe scenes of violence and horror.

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