Dickebusch Church
ID numberART02914
Collection typeArt
TitleDickebusch Church
Measurementframed: 41.4 x 46 cm; unframed: 18.6 x 23.9 cm
Object typePainting
MakerLeist, Fred
Place madeBelgium: Western Front (Belgium), Ypres Area, Dickebusch
Date made1917
Physical descriptionoil on artist board
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts the ruins of a church at Dickebusch in Belgium. The figure of a man, possibly a soldier, can be seen walking past in front of the damaged building. Fred Leist was appointed an official war artist in September 1917, attached to the 5th Division AIF and worked twice in France between September to December 1917 and from June to August 1918.