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A Front Line near St Quentin

Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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A realistically treated view of a First World War battlefield near St Quentin in France, with barbed wire fencing in the foreground to the left, with some red flowers growing in front of it. The bare fields beyond are broken up by four explosions in the distance. A few rays of light are breaking through the dark clouded sky above.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester


Date

1918

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 45.9 x W 61.2 cm

Accession number

1925.314

Acquisition method

gift from Charles Lambert Rutherston, 1925

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name : C.R.W.NEVINSON


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