ID number ART03605.031.003
Title Our little bud
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Benson, George
Place made France: Picardie, Somme
Date made c. 1917
Medium watercolour and Chinese white on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 25.2 x 14.7 cm

Description

Depicts a soldier standing in the snow wearing a mishmash of winter clothing, his rifle held up over his left shoulder. His cheeks and the tip of his nose are both rosy red from the cold. He looks out of the corners of his eyes with a half-smile.