MATANIA Fortunino (1881-1963)
‘The work of the Royal Army Medical Corps: First Aid in the trenches R. A.M.C. orderlies gathering the wounded in a British trench after a successful advance’. Pen, brush, ink, grey wash and white heightening. Inscribed verso: ‘March 6th, 1915, pages 254-255’. Stamped: ‘The Sphere’. Illustrated: The Sphere, London, 6th March, 1915, pp.254-5. 12x20.5 inches. Literature: Lucinda Gosling, Goodbye, Old Man: Matania’s Vision of the First World War, History Press, 2014, Ill. p.53.
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