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.
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"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
[London] : [The Graphic], 1914.
1 print : photogravure, printed in colours ; 63.5 x 42.5 cm
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
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