Vincent G Barlow

19th  &  20th Century Books & Prints

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On the way to the trenches.

Artist:Christopher Nevinson


Medium:Line-block (woodcut?) after a drawing of 1914.


Size:c.12.4 x 18 cm. c.4.7/8 x 7.1/8 inches.

Condition:Very good.

Description:Printed in black ink on the full sheet of soft white wove paper c.30 x 24 cm. reverse blank, titled beneath the image. As published in "Blast War Number" July 1915. After a water-colour of 1914, There was a drypoint of this subject in reverse published in 1916. Kettles Yard Catalogue on Nevinson, 1988 states that this print is a woodcut but line-block or woodcut it remains the only contemporary publication of this print. Mounted.