Imperial War Museums News: John Singer Sargent
First images of John Singer Sargent’s newly conserved Gassed
Imperial War Museums are pleased to be able to share images of John Singer Sargent’s newly conserved First World War painting, Gassed for the first time with yellowed varnish layers removed.
Commissioned by the government’s British War Memorials Committee (BWMC), the monumental painting depicts the aftermath of a mustard gas attack on the Western Front in August 1918.
Gassed will go on display in the Blavatnik Art, Film and Photography Galleries, opening at IWM London on 10 November.
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Image credit: John Singer Sargent’s Gassed, Phil Young© IWM Art.IWM ART 1460