Home » Top 1000 Art Pictures » Gassed, John Singer Sargent (May 1919) Share this on Facebook download .zip with all pictures Before this, all images of World War One available to the public were highly romanticised and glorified. This painting was one of the first depictions of how shit the trenches really were Related Posts Tim Noble & Sue Webster’s Shadow Sculptures — Wild Mood Swings, 2009 Tsukioka Yoshitoshi – Taira No Kiyomori Sees The Skulls Of His Victims (ukiyo-e, 1882) Pascal Coste – Shah Mosque, 1841 Latest Comments Nyill December 4, 2016 literally says exactly that on the wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gassed_%28painting%29 Lavonne1 July 7, 2016 Who on Earth would downvote you? This information added even more depth to an already fantastic work of art. Usklor June 13, 2016 A fantastic painting by one of my favorite artists. Check the soldiers playing soccer in the background. Orlye April 6, 2016 Excellent painting. I wonder if Sargent was influenced by Brughel’s Blind Leading the Blind?: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blind_Leading_the_Blind Comments are closed.