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Freedman, Barnett, 1901–1958

Drawing for the dust jacket of Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs of an infantry officer.

England, 1931.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : watercolor and pen and black ink ; sheet 37 x 58 cm, on mount 41 x 63 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 16b
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William S. Reese, Yale BA 1977, in honor of Elisabeth Fairman
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Drawings & Watercolors
The watercolor illustrates a late version of Freedman's design for the dust jacket of Memoirs of an infantry officer. Comparison to the final version published by Faber and Faber in 1931 shows minor variations, primarily in the application of colors. The published book, a fictionalized account of Sassoon's own experiences during the First World War, included an additional 15 full-page color illustrations by Freedman.
Subject Terms:
Faber and Faber.
Illustration of books -- Great Britain.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. Memoirs of an infantry officer -- Illustrations.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.
Watercolors -- 1931.
Ink drawings -- 1931.
Dust jackets (Binding)

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