The Taking of Ypres

The Taking of Ypres

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With an ultimate cost of over 300,000 British casualties, the Third Battle of Ypres launched on July 31, 1917, continuing until the village of Passchendaele was captured on November 6 of that year.

Depicting both the skeletal remains of Cloth Hall, a mediƦval commercial building that became an architectural casualty of the war, and the toll taken on the soldiers who captured it, The Taking of Ypres is a masterful exploration of colour and composition.

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