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Paleologue et Demange, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Accession Number
2011/1.112.7

Title
Paleologue et Demange, 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 Maurice Paleologue and Edgar Demange.

Physical Description
Two men stand side by side in this portrait, both dressed in suits. One man faces front-center while the other is shown via his profile. Their eyes are not painted but their brows appear furrowed. Above the men reads "Paleologue et Demange" or "Paleologue and Demange". Paleologue gave testimony during Dreyfus' court case and Demange was one of Dreyfus' defence lawyers.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
portrait

Rights
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Keywords
derbies (hats)
lawyers
men (male humans)
social issues
suits (main garments)

4 Related Resources

Art of interest to Judaic Studies
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Social Justice
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Social Justice and Art 1946-1968
(Part of 4 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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On display