On a moonlight night a patrol is embarking at the northern edge of the Dead Sea. In the foreground are zinc boats abandoned by the Turks and rendered useless by their bayonet gashes. In the distance are the hills of Moab.
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Hardie and Carter: H. 206
Additional information accompanying item: From the artist's own collection. Before the sky is completed and before small boat in centre in the distance.
Date from catalogue raisonné.
Etched in 1921.
Hardie, Martin, and Charles Carter. "The etchings and drypoints of James McBey (1883-1959)." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1997, San Francisco.