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Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"

Accession Number
2011/1.112.1

Title
Le Capaitaine, 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 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.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
portrait

Rights
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Keywords
captains (military officers)
military uniforms
portraits
social issues

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