Le Chateau Blanc, Headquarters of the 4th Division
ID numberART03605.023.001
Collection typeArt
TitleLe Chateau Blanc, Headquarters of the 4th Division
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 17.9 x 25.6 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Date madeJuly 1916
Physical descriptionwatercolour Chinese white on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionWatercolour on artist's paper attached to scrapbook leaf, depicting a large white house in Sailly-sur-la-Lys, Northern France, that was used during the war as the 4th Division Headquarters. Benson has pictured the house surrounded by trees and dense foliage in the foreground, which is in stark contrast to the whiteness of the house.