The Thinker on the Butte de Warlencourt

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  • Art.IWM ART 2984
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: Pencil
  • Support: Height 514 mm, Width 419 mm
  • Frame: Depth 30 mm, Height 767 mm, Width 668 mm
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  • object category: drawing
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS. Gift of the artist, 1918

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image: A young soldier in full kit, sitting on a rock on a mound. With his hand held pensively to his chin, his pose evokes 'The Thinker'. He sits against a background of dark blue sky, his features illuminated by a light shinin down on him from the top left of the composition.

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