Skip to main content

La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque: P.52-1994

An image of Print

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Current Location: In storage


La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque
La Grande Guerre


Printmaker: Benito, Eduardo Garcia
Publisher: Tolmer & Co.



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-02) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs


20th Century
Production date: AD 1915

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Sheet upper centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 2me Série - No.50
  • Location: Sheet upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: LA PRISE D’UNE TRANCHÉE / L'Attaque
  • Location: Sheet lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Le 21 Fevrier, en Champagne, une contre-attaque ennemie brillamment refoulée a été suivie / d'une poursuite énergique qui nous a rendu maitres de la totalite des tranchées allemandes au nord / et à l'est du bois enlevé par nous la veille./ Dans les tranchees conquises, les Allemands avaient abandonné des mitrailleuses et des lance-/ bombes, dans leur fuite précipitée devant les attaques de nos vaillantes troupes.
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.52-1994
Primary reference Number: 198924
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Friday 16 May 2014 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-11-30 01:47:45

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-11-30 01:47:45|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">La prise d’une tranchée. L'Attaque</figcaption>

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...