France: The Beginning of the Advance; German bridge-demolition

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 4666
Art and Popular Design
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  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 558 mm, Width 758 mm
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  • object category: painting

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image: A colourful depiction of a demolished bridge. The central section of the bridge has split neatly in two and fallen into the river below, with parts of it submerged under the water. The far sections of the bridge on either riverbank appear to be relatively unscathed.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission


Albert Richards

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