C.R.W. Nevinson, 'Boesinghe Farm'

C.R.W. Nevinson, 'Boesinghe Farm'

C.R.W. Nevinson (1889-1946)
'Boesinghe Farm'
Probably Belgium
1916
Pastel
Museum no. Circ.528-1962

Nevinson was an official war artist during the First World War. One of his interests was to explore the inner structure of houses torn apart by conflict. Here he depicts the town of Boesinghe in Belgium, using pastel to emphasise the deep shadows created by ruined buildings.