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2322 | British Fine & Decorative Arts

Sun, May 28, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 15


Estimate: $14,875 - $17,000

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Year: 20th century
Size/Dimensions: 87cm x 137cm x 4cm
Medium: Oil
Artist: Edith Alice Simkins
Description: One Excellent Big Dramatic Military WW1 French Cavalry Battle Scene Oil Painting by Edith Alice Simkins (1870–1949), depicting the Charge. The frame's 137 cm breadth makes it a hugely astounding size. Battle between French cavalry dragoons in full retreat during World War 1. "After the Charge" is the title. The Great Retreat (French: Grande Retraite), also known as the retreat from Mons, was the protracted withdrawal to the River Marne by the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and the French Fifth Army in August and September 1914. The scene depicts WW1 French Dragoons who were massacred during the opening battle and was the start of the retreat. on a canvas, oil. Signed by well-known British artist E. A. Simkins in the bottom corner.
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