ART41003

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This image is licensed under CC BY-NC

ID number ART41003
Title Man in the mud
Collection Art
Object type Diorama
Maker Corlett, Peter (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1989
Medium figure: fibreglass with fabric uniform and metal and hessian helmet; background: brown-toned photograph on canvas on [board]; modelling: fibreglass with wood, wire and metal objects
Measurement overall: 316 x 166 x 100 cm

Description

A figure of an Australian soldier sitting in the mud with his head in his hands in the Western Front during the First World War. This life sized diorama was commissioned to highlight the harsh conditions the soldiers endured.