- Catalogue number
- Art.IWM ART 5275
- Art and Popular Design
- Production date
- Subject period
- Support: canvas
- medium: oil
- Support: Height 442 mm, Width 593 mm
- Frame: Depth 45 mm, Height 650 mm, Width 810 mm
- Alternative names
- object category: painting
- IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS
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image: A side view of a camouflaged tank crossing muddy terrain. The tank fills the composition.
The painting replaced 'Paths of Glory' which was removed from display at the Leicester Galleries exhibition in 1918.
A camouflaged tank traverses the muddy terrain at the Western Front. In order to appease the censors, Nevinson produced a series of propagandist images towards the end of the War. Here, the tank dominates the canvas, a glorification of the new machinery of war. This work replaced the censored Paths of Glory' when it was removed from display at the Leicester Galleries exhibition in 1918.
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