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La tranchée (The Trench), plate 1 from the portfolio C'est la guerre! (This is War!)

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Félix Vallotton, La tranchée (The Trench), plate 1 from the portfolio C'est la guerre! (This is War!), 1915, woodcut on wove paper, Gift of Tom Firman, no known copyright restrictions, 2013.50.1b

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Title

La tranchée (The Trench), plate 1 from the portfolio C'est la guerre! (This is War!)

Related Titles

portfolio: C'est la guerre!

Artist

Félix Vallotton (Swiss, 1865-1925)

Date

1915

Medium

woodcut on wove paper

Edition

86/90

Catalogue Raisonné

Vallotton-Goerg 212b

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 7 in x 8 13/16 in; sheet: 9 15/16 in x 13 3/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature: f.vallotton, graphite, LR

edition information: 86/90, graphite, LL

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Swiss

Credit Line

Gift of Tom Firman

Accession Number

2013.50.1b

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

relief printing

relief prints

trenches

wars

woodcut

World War I (1914-1918)

world wars

wove paper

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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