Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"

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Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date

Medium & Support
pochoir print on paper

15 3/4 in. x 11 13/16 in. ( 40 cm x 30 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

Subject matter
Portrait of Captain Dreyfus.

Physical Description
A portrait of Captain Dreyfus: The bust of a man in uniform stands pivoted to the right. His expression is neutral and his likeness is painted with bold colors in a watercolor-like texture. Below the bust reads "Le Capitaine Dreyfus", or The Captain Dreyfus.

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Primary Object Type

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captains (military officers)
military uniforms
social issues

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