Tragic Landscape

Tragic Landscape
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.”