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

  • 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

Title
Flower of Death--The Bursting of a Heavy Shell--Not as It Looks, but as It Feels and Sounds and Smells
Artist
Date
ca. 1919
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 16 1/2 x 22 in. (41.9 x 55.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Alice H. Rossin

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture Exterior – military – battlefield
  • Figure group – male
  • History – United States – World War I
  • Disaster – accident – explosion
  • Occupation – military – soldier
  • Allegory – death
Object Number
1981.163.18
Palette
Linked Open Data
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