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Flying Dragon

Accession Number
2012/2.186

Title
Flying Dragon

Artist(s)
Georges Rouault

Artist Nationality
French (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1928

Medium & Support
etching, aquatint and roulette on heavy laid paper

Dimensions
9 1/2 in x 13 1/4 in (24.13 cm x 33.66 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject matter
A floating dragon.

Physical Description
This black and white print depicts a creature with an alligator-like open jaw with three sharp teeth. The creature takes up most of the image and appears to be floating in space. A black ground with a suggestion of a small plant appears at the lower edge of the composition.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Rights
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Keywords
dragons
eyes (animal components)
mouths

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