Flower of Death – The Bursting of a Heavy Shell – Not as It Looks, but as It Feels and Sounds and Smells

Media - 1981.163.18 - SAAM-1981.163.18_1 - 65938
Copied Claggett Wilson, Flower of Death--The Bursting of a Heavy Shell--Not as It Looks, but as It Feels and Sounds and Smells, ca. 1919, watercolor and pencil on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Alice H. Rossin, 1981.163.18

Artwork Details

Title
Flower of Death – The Bursting of a Heavy Shell – Not as It Looks, but as It Feels and Sounds and Smells
Date
ca. 1919
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image: 16 1222 in. (41.955.9 cm) 
Credit Line
Gift of Alice H. Rossin
Mediums Description
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • History — United States — World War I
  • Disaster — accident — explosion
  • Occupation — military — soldier
  • Figure group — male
  • Architecture Exterior — military — battlefield
Object Number
1981.163.18