Saturday, August 26, 2017

William James Aylward

Charcoal, ink wash, and gouache drawing on beige textured paper. The work depicts refugees returning to a shell torn village in Hatton Chattel, France. Older men, women, children, sheep and a mule laden with clothing gather in front of a severely damaged building. An American soldier is standing in the center of the drawing. In the foreground on the left, a man in dark clothes stands looking at the crowd.

            overall: 20 7/16 in x 25 1/4 in; 51.91125 cm x 64.135 cm 

France: Lorraine, Vigneulles-lès-Hattonchâtel 
Physical Description
charcoal (overall production method/technique)wash (overall production method/technique)gouache (overall production method/technique) paper (overall material)


No comments:

Post a Comment