Etching with drypoint
Support: Laid paper
Sheet: 22.2 x 34.5 cm (8 3/4 x 13 9/16 in.); Image: 19.6 x 30.6 cm (7 11/16 x 12 1/16 in.)
Gift of John Bonebrake 2010.605
Catalogue raisonné: Hardie, 178
McBey was an official war artist during the latter part of the First World War, an experience reflected in his work. The Carpenter of Hesdin depicts a craftsman making wooden crosses for the graves of French soldiers. Drypoint produces rich, velvety shadows that perfectly describe the cold and gloomy February day.
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