La tranchee; plate 1 from 'C'est la guerre (This is war)'

Place Europe: France
Accession Number ART50265
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 24.8 x 33.4 cm; image: 17.6 x 22.3 cm
Object type Print
Physical description woodcut on wove paper; edition: 32/90
Maker Vallotton, Felix
Place made France: Paris
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


An explosion on a battlefield with a trench in the foreground. Vallotton himself published and sold the portfolio of six woodcuts entitled 'C'est la guerre (This is war)'. This print is plate 1 from the set; 32 from an edition of 90, out of a total edition of 100 (of which 10 were printed on Japan paper). Godefroy 216; Vallotton and Georg 212