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Calf's Head and Ox Tongue

A white severed calf's head is suspended from a hook in its nose at right, painted with blue undertones and pink and yellow highlights. At left is a severed ox tongue and mouth rendered in soft white, pinks, and reds, all against a blue-gray background.
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  • A white severed calf's head is suspended from a hook in its nose at right, painted with blue undertones and pink and yellow highlights. At left is a severed ox tongue and mouth rendered in soft white, pinks, and reds, all against a blue-gray background.

Date:

c. 1882

Artist:

Gustave Caillebotte
French, 1848-1894

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Gustave Caillebotte

Title

Calf's Head and Ox Tongue

Origin

France

Date

1877–1887

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

73 × 54 cm (29 × 21 in.)

Credit Line

Major Acquisitions Centennial Endowment

Reference Number

1999.561

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