Skip to content

Collection

All

Search

Australian art

View More:


Title

Old trench, French battlefield

1919


Artist

Evelyn Chapman

Australia

25 Oct 1888 - 18 Jul 1961


Details


Other Title

Old trench, Villers-Bretonneux


Place where the work was made

Villers-Bretonneux Somme France


Date

1919


Media category

Painting


Materials used

tempera on textured grey paper on cardboard


Dimensions

54.0 x 73.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, dark purple tempera "Evelyn Chapman/ 1919". Signed top c. verso on paper on cardboard, blue ink ".../ Evelyn Chapman/ ...".


Credit

Gift of the artist's daughter Pamela Thalben-Ball 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

194.1976


Artist information

Evelyn Chapman

Works in the collection

13


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales (Editor), Catalogue of acquisitions 1976, Sydney, 1976, 19 (illus.).

Sarah Engledow, Portrait (no.28), 'Lovers of light', pg. 16-21, Canberra, Winter 2008, 19 (colour illus.). NOTE: Illustration is of a related painting titled 'Bunker entrance' (1919) in the Australian War Memorial collection.

Anne Gérard-Austin, Look, ‘The luminous brush: Unearthing “little wonders” from their slumbers’, pg. 12-13, Sydney, Apr 2012, 13 (colour illus.).