The Artist: Self Portrait

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 2993
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1917
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 609 mm, Width 495 mm
  • Frame: Depth 50 mm, Height 796 mm, Width 696 mm
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  • object category: painting
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Category
art
Gift of the artist, 1918

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Object description

image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky is filled with bright white clouds.

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