ART02884

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ID number ART02884
Title Cloth Hall, Ypres
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Leist, Fred
Place made Belgium: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Ypres
Date made 1917
Medium oil on board
Measurement framed: 63.5 x 75 cm; unframed: 51.4 x 63.2 cm

Description

Progressively destroyed by German artillery fire from 1914, the great medieval Cloth Hall in Ypres, was in ruins when the Australians fought nearby in the final months of 1917.