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    • the crowd

    • Crowds
    • The work was done during the midst of World War II and depicts a sea of depressed, haggard, gaunt male and female faces. The faces stretch into the background where they meet a clouded horizon. The sad eyes and drawn mouths of the figures in the...
    • Bourbon street, New Orleans

    • Singers; Bars
    • Two woman singers singing in a bar on Bourbon Street, New Orleans, La. The tile explains the scene, one typical to the nightclub activity of Bourbon Street. The scene is an active one in which a crowded audience of sailors and soldiers enjoy the...
    • Security

    • Women; Aged persons
    • This is a bust-length female portrait of another of the Durieux types. This is the arch-type "society grande dame.. The woman's head is three quarters turned to the picture plane - facing right. Her hair is piled high on her head and she wears a...
    • Comus ball

    • Queens; kings; Carnival; Costumes
    • The scene depicts the traditional meeting of Comus and Rex on Mardi Gras night. Each "monarch" reigns over his own Carnival ball, both balls being held simultaneously. Then, at a decided time just before midnight, the two monarchs meet in a...
    • Fish

    • Swimmers; Women
    • This work belongs to Ms. Durieux's "North American Series" and was. The work was drawn with a lithographic pencil. Line dominates the composition creating the scene with an economy of tone. The satire is seen in the artist's contrasting the two...
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    • This lithograph was printed from a zinc plate worked by the artist and sent to George Miller in New York for printing. The print is included in those considered to belong to Ms. Durieux's "North American Series". The name for this series is derived...
    • Rain

    • Rain; Plants; Roosters
    • This print depicts a rather dumb-looking bird standing in the rain. Ms. Durieux observed it is obvious this creature hasn't the sense to take shelter from the rain.
    • Cafe Tupinamba

    • Men; Cafes
    • Primarily the four men sitting around the circular bar room table loom larger than in the cartoon and their seated position in the chairs has been changed slightly. Their faces have all been made more porcine and all the men wear grey suits (the...
    • Theatre lobby

    • Theaters; Lobbies; People; Audiences
    • In the best tradition of Durieux's satirical drawings this image pokes good-natured fun at a supposedly sophisticated theater audience in the lobby at intermission time. Note that the men are mostly middle aged and balding and the artist...

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