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Georges Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Accession Number
2011/1.112.5

Title
Georges Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Artist(s)
Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1968

Medium & Support
pochoir print on paper

Dimensions
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 Lieutenant-Colonel George Picquart.

Physical Description
A portrait of a man in decorated uniform. The man faces the viewer directly, and is painted in bold colors with a watercolor-like effect. Beneath the portrait reads "Georges Picquart", who was an investigator on the Dreyfus trial.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
portrait

Rights
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Keywords
colonels
men (male humans)
military uniforms
portraits
social issues

6 Related Resources

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(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
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(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Social Justice and Art 1946-1968
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
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(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Ben Shahn - The Dreyfus Affair
(Part of: F20 Spector - GERMAN 731 / HISTORY 698 / JUDAIC 617 - The 'Jewish Question' in German History and Culture)

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