The Unending Cult of Human Sacrifice

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 16717
Department
Art and Popular Design
Display status
IWM London
Production date
1934
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 460 mm, Width 610 mm
  • Frame: Depth 45 mm, Height 609 mm, Width 760 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: painting
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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Object description

image: A combination of a variety of images including Christ's crucifixion, robed priests, the Virgin Mary, St George leading troops into battle, heavy artillery and aircraft. Amongst the masses of troops and weaponry are bayonets pointing skywards in the foreground.

History note

This may have been exhibited in the Redfern Gallery's ‘Twenty-five years of paintings by C.R.W. Nevinson’ (February 1937)

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