- Sir Muirhead Bone 1876–1953
- Charcoal and watercolour on paper
- Support: 330 x 495 mm
- Presented by the artist 1919
N03435 WAITING FOR THE WOUNDED AT A COLLECTING STATION IN THE FIELD ON THE SOMME AT MONTAUBAN 1916–17
Inscr. ‘Bone’ b.r.
Charcoal and wash, 13×19 1/2 (33×49·5).
Presented by the artist 1919.
Exh: (?) Drawings of the Western Front, Aberdeen and Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, May–June 1917 (1); (?) War Drawings and Lithographs, Whitechapel Art Gallery, October–November 1917 (126).
One of at least two drawings of similar subjects, cf. C.E. Montague, The Western Front, 1917, I, pl.12. No.126 in the Whitechapel exhibition was given the following text in the catalogue: ‘The horrors of war are mitigated as far as possible through the heroic devotion of those who tend the wounded.’
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I