Sunrise, Inverness Copse

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 724
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1918
Subject period
Materials
  • Frame: wood
  • Support: paper
  • Glazing: perspex
  • Window Mount: board
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: chalk
  • medium: ink
Dimensions
  • Frame: Depth 49 mm, Height 497 mm, Width 637 mm
  • Support: Height 254 mm, Width 355 mm
  • Mount: Height 468 mm, Width 610 mm
Alternative names
  • object name: Watercolour
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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Object description

Image: a view over a devastated Western Front landscape at Inverness Copse, near Ypres in Belgium. The ground is a layer of thick brown mud, from which rise the trunks of shattered trees. There is a lake beyond the copse, and a bright sun rising over the brown-coloured clouds in the background.

Label

This drawing formed the basis for Paul Nash's famous oil painting, 'We are Making a New World' (IWM ART 1146).

Physical description

Framed watercolour in a window mount.

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