Tragic Landscape

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Alex Colville

Tragic Landscape


oil on canvas

74.0 x 104.7cm

CWM 19710261-2126

β€œI remember the paratrooper lying in a [Deventer] field,” recalled Colville in a 1980 interview. β€œHe was about twenty. They [the Germans] would fight right to the very end; they had put up a tremendous fight until they were all killed.”