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John Singer Sargent, Gassed, 1919

John Singer Sargent painted Gassed in 1919, depicting the effects of chemical weapons used by Germans against the British in the Battle of Arras on August 21, 1918. 
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John Singer Sargent, Gassed, 1919

John Singer Sargent, Gassed, 1919

John Singer Sargent painted Gassed in 1919, depicting the effects of chemical weapons used by Germans against the British in the Battle of Arras on August 21, 1918. 

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Imperial War Museums (Art.IWM ART 1460)

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