ART22032

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ID number ART22032
Title Sketch of dead soldier and mule for above incident [ART22222]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Syria
Date made 25 January 1942
Medium charcoal and conte crayon on paper
Measurement Overall: 38.1 x 49.5 cm

Description

Depicts a dead soldier and a mule. Muleteers under mortar fire at Damour, Syria. This sketch was intended as a preparatory study for a final painting of a scene from the Battle for Damour.