Sir Frank Brangwyn ( 1867 - 1956 ) - Ruins of War - Diksmuide / Canadian Soldiers

Descripción
Sir Frank Brangwyn ( 1867 - 1956 ) - Ruins of War - Diksmuide / Canadian Soldiers
Litografía - Firmado personalmente - Circa 1913

Impressive large hand signed lithograph on watermarked laid paper by a leading artist from his period.

Exquisite commemoration of the Armistice of World War I, exactly 100 years ago

Description

Soldiers marching from left to right, with tangles of rubble on the right, silhouetted against the flames engulfing the houses lining the street behind.
c. 1913 - Lithograph

Hand signed in pencil 'Frank Brangwyn below the image at right.
The signature is guaranteed to be original.
Titled in pencil bottom left : Dixmude

From a series of six lithographs made for the "Canadian War Memorials" to commemorate significant battle sites for the Canadian military in World War.
Frank Brangwyn depicted select moments in the war and shattered urban landscapes. Though a testimony to the heroism and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers, these prints also testify to the violent plague of destruction brought about by war.

The British Museum holds also prints from this set in their collection,
inventory numbers : 1919,1017.1-6

Sir Frank Brangwyn ( British; Belgian; 1867 - 1956)
Painter, designer, printmaker; born in Bruges, but returned with his family to London in 1875. A major figure in the art world of the early 20th century.

Detalles del lote
Artista
Sir Frank Brangwyn ( 1867 - 1956 )
Título de la obra
Ruins of War - Diksmuide / Canadian Soldiers
Año
Circa 1913
Técnica
Litografía
Firma
Firmado personalmente
Estado
En muy buenas condiciones
Se vende con marco
No
Dimensiones de la imagen
465×704 mm
Dimensiones totales
510×770 mm
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