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The Cloth Hall and the Cathedral of St Martin at Ypres, at the time of the Armistice

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rothenstein, William (Sir), born 1872 - died 1945 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drypoint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.150-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 178

Physical description

Print depicting the damaged Cloth Hall (Lakenhalle) and Cathedral of St Martin in Ypres in 1918.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

ca. 1920 (printed)

Artist/maker

Rothenstein, William (Sir), born 1872 - died 1945 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drypoint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

W. Rothenstein
signed in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 5.375 in, Width: 15.75 in

Object history note

William Rothenstein was an Official War Artist for the British and Canadian armies on the Western Front during World War I. He produced a series of drypoints recording the devastation caused by war, titled 'Landscapes of War'.

Descriptive line

'The Cloth Hall and the Cathedral of St Martin at Ypres, at the time of the Armistice', drypoint by William Rothenstein, c. 1920

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Drypoint

Subjects depicted

Market halls; Cathedral

Categories

Prints; War

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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