Study for The Menin Road (IWM ART 2242)

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 2704
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1918
Subject period
Materials
  • Frame: wood
  • Support: paper
  • Glazing: perspex
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: Pencil
  • medium: chalk
  • medium: ink
Dimensions
  • Frame: Depth 42 mm, Height 713 mm, Width 938 mm
  • Support: Height 440 mm, Width 666 mm
Alternative names
  • object name: Watercolour
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art

© IWM (Art.IWM ART 2704)

Object description

image: A devastated battlefield, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes and shattered trees lit by an unearthly light. Two figures pick their way among the debris and barbed wire, while columns of mud from artillery fire rise up in the background.

Physical description

Framed watercolour painting.

History note

Ministry of Information commission, Scheme 2. Commission administration transferred to Imperial War Museum

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