ID number ART19796.005
Title [Dugouts near Villers Bretonneux]; verso: [Covered trucks parked]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Longstaff, Will
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Glisy
Date made 1918
Medium pencil with watercolour on paper; verso: pencil on paper
Measurement Sheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm

Description

The right hand panel of a panorama sketch for 'Dugouts near Villers-Bretonneux'. This painting depicts dugouts set in the side of earth works, a corrugated iron lean-to and two soldiers. Verso: two canvas covered trucks are parked on the side of a road lined with trees. From the artist's sketchbook covering the campaign on the Western Front during July - November 1918.