ART12427

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial,
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ID number ART12427
Title Australian artillery in action, Peronne
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Longstaff, Will
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1932
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement framed: 126.5 x 152.2 x 7 cm; unframed: 100.9 x 127.2 cm

Description

Depicts a team of six horses leads the Australian artillery advance at Peronne. Through the hilly landscape, the troops march on foot along the winding road. There are explosions to the right and left of the composition and a dead gunner in the lower right corner.