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The Somme Front

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1917 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McBey, James, born 1883 - died 1959 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drypoint on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3875-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 9, box B

Physical description

Drypoint of a sparse landscape with small figures and bare trees in the background.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1917 (made)

Artist/maker

McBey, James, born 1883 - died 1959 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Drypoint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed McBey 1917. In ink Spare proof. James McBey.
Inscrption from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Dimensions

Height: 6 5/8 in, Width: 14 7/8 in

Descriptive line

Drypoint by James McBey entitled "The Somme Front." Another impression submitted to Censor.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drypoint

Categories

Prints; Topography; Landscapes; War

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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