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  • Gassed

    Gassed

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1460

    Gassed by John Singer Sargent is currently not on display at IWM London. It is on tour to various institutions in North America and will return to IWM North in late 2018. image: A side on view of a line of soldiers being led along a duckboard by a...

  • Un Philosophe, 1915 [A Philosopher, 1915]

    Un Philosophe, 1915 [A Philosopher, 1915]

    (art) Made by: Bruyer, Georges 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 106

    image: A single figure of a poilu standing upon a trench parapet, facing left to right. He wears kepi and a woman's scarf around his head, neck and chest, into which his right hand is thrust. He leans thoughtfully on his left arm, gazing into...

  • Le Prestige de la Force [Marvellous Strength]

    Le Prestige de la Force [Marvellous Strength]

    (art) Made by: Benito, Edouard-Garcia 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 87

    image: To the left of the composition a small chubby-cheeked boy, arms behind his back and with his body half turned towards the viewer stares up in admiration at a heavily greatcoated, helmeted and bearded poilu. The latter stands facing right to left...

  • [Untitled]

    [Untitled]

    (art) Made by: Bernard, Edouard 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 121

    image: The foreground of the composition shows the Kaiser wearing a pickelhaube and bristling moustaches submerged to his chin in the Rhine. Only his hands are visible above the water and grasp vainly at a striped border post marked "Allemagne...

  • [Untitled]

    [Untitled]

    (art) Made by: Bernard, Edouard 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 120

    image: The foreground of the composition shows the Kaiser wearing a pickelhaube and bristling moustache submerged to his chin in the Rhine. Only his hands are visible above the water and grasp vainly at a striped border post marked "Allemagne...

  • La Complainte du Poilu [The Poliu's Lament]

    La Complainte du Poilu [The Poliu's Lament]

    (art) Made by: Arnoux, Guy (Undefined) 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 59

    image: A series of 9 humorous images of a poilu's life in the trenches and in battle culminating in a victory parade. All roughly square format, each with an accompanying rhyming text in dog-Latin

  • Suis Gentille? [Am I Kind?]

    Suis Gentille? [Am I Kind?]

    (art) Made by: Benito, Edouard-Garcia 1916

    Art.IWM BUTE 88

    image: Standing facing right to left is a tall smiling poilu, home on leave. He sports a pair of slightly turned up moustaches and trimmed goatee beard. In both outstretched arms he holds his tiny, smiling daughter dressed in a typical child's frock...

  • 'Chouette, c'est l'Armistice' [Great - it's the Armstice]

    'Chouette, c'est l'Armistice' [Great - it's the Armstice]

    (art) Made by: Balancy, G 1918

    Art.IWM BUTE 107

    image: Two poilu in a cellar conversing. In the centre of the composition the first soldier stands with his back towards the viewer, gesticulating with his left arm to his seated companion who looks up at him with a bemused expression. He holds in his...

  • Campement à l'Arrière [Encampment Behind the Lines]

    Campement à l'Arrière [Encampment Behind the Lines]

    (art) Made by: Brouet, Auguste 1915

    Art.IWM BUTE 124

    image: An encampment of soldier's shanties behind the lines. In the foreground two poilus are seated at a rough table playing cards and are watched by a third figure carrying two buckets, his back turned towards the viewer. To the left of the...

  • [Untitled]

    [Untitled]

    (art) Made by: Brouet, Auguste 1917

    Art.IWM BUTE 123

    image: Six poilus relax in a dugout, all are seated except for one standing figure in the background. To the left of composition and reclining with his back to the viewer the foreground figure watches his companions gossip and read the paper.