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The altruism of a soldier killed in World War I compared to the death of Christ on the cross. Colour process print after J. Clark, 1914.

Clark, James, 1858-1943.
Date
1914

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Also known as

Great sacrifice

Lettering

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." The great sacrifice. From the original painting by James Clark. Supplement to The Graphic, Christmas number, 1914

Publication/Creation

[London] : [The Graphic], 1914.

Physical description

1 print : photogravure, printed in colours ; 63.5 x 42.5 cm

Publications note

Peter Harrington, 'The great sacrifice: from war souvenir to inspirational icon', Print quarterly, 2010, 27: 148-157

James Fox, 'Centenary of 1914: the British artist. The great sacrifice, 1914', The art newspaper, February 2014, p. 7

Terms of use

©James Clark All Rights Reserved 2019/Bridgeman Images

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 728807i

Language

  • English


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