The War, 1919

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Georg Mayer-Marton served in as an artillery officer for the Austrian Army during the final two years of World War I (1914-18). His drawing of refugees on the move is a potent reminder of the consequences of armed conflict.

The War
Artist Life
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(Klasszis, Budapest); sold to MIA, 1925.
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