ID number ART03605.055.001
Title Busigny
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Date made c. 1917-1918
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 35.4 x 25.2 cm

Description

Benson describes the scene in this sketch: "These old French peasantry had been living under German rule all through the war and had prctically starved towards the end. This sketch show some of our diggers who had gone to the fields ... They were just in the process of going into the cellar."